National Review: Political John Doe victimized 16-year-old boy

By   /  July 6, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“He could have been in the shower. They could have broken the door down. He could have been shot. Over politics.”

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Education week-in-review: questions in the cafeteria and a money mystery

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  California, Colorado, Education Blog, Ethics, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
From Colorado, where a school district won’t say why a cafeteria worker was fired, to Philadelphia, where the city council has no idea how the school district spends its money, it been a generally infuriating week in education news.
Watchdog.org has it covered.
Colorado
What really happened in the cafeteria?
Cherry Creek Schools are refusing […]

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American patriotism is at 28 percent, study shows

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  Alaska, Arizona, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, National, New Jersey, New York, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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While Americans show their patriotism this weekend by flying Old Glory and watching fireworks, only 28 percent of the nation thinks the United States is the best place in the world to live, according to recent study.

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A new teacher learns that small things matter

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By 8 a.m. Monday morning, 175 students had gathered in the gymnasium at Atonement Lutheran School.

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Shadowy federal agency snooping in your wallet accused of discrimination

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“How can an agency founded on principles of equality and fairness carry out its mission when it can’t even protect its own employees from the very practices it seeks to abolish?” said U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wisconsin,

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Milwaukee alderman urges police commission to delay vote on chief’s contract

By   /  July 2, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“It’s unfortunate that the mayor has taken this position of trying to ram it down the public’s throat when you have so many other outstanding issues,”

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