Hawaii ranks worst for tax burden, report says

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  Hawaii, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Emily Metcalf/HawaiiReporter.com

Hawaii ranks worst in three major categories in the seventh annual “Rich States, Poor States” report, which tracks states’ economic policies that impact prosperity based on 15 policy areas.

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Philadelphia teachers union blasts reform commission

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  Education, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Jerry Jordan had his union members exactly where he wanted them — in front of the Philadelphia School District headquarters, blocking the city’s major artery during rush hour.

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Gun fight: Sheriff Clarke calls B.S. on Milwaukee County spokesman

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle |Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. is calling out the spokesman for the county executive who insisted the government office could not release detailed information on the guns and ammunition purchased by the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office for its growing, gun-toting investigative staff.

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Proposed Ohio cell phone law raises many questions

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

edgewater school street view

Have you ever used your cell phone in a school or construction zone? What about in the hands-free mode? That may soon be illegal in Ohio.

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Illinois’ public charter schools: some good signs, some room for improvement

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  Education, Illinois, News  /  No Comments

The study, conducted and published by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS), measures the progress of the public charter school movement in the 26 states from which it has collected data.

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Illinois’ public charter schools: some good signs, some room for improvement

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  Education, Illinois, News  /  No Comments

The study, conducted and published by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS), measures the progress of the public charter school movement in the 26 states from which it has collected data.

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