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Education Reform – More Cuts to Programs, Less Freedom of Speech

Chris Liebig is a parent, educator and education blogger in Iowa.  His blog is entitled, “A Blog About School.”

Chris’ blog yesterday is an incredible reminder about just how despicable and devastating the Corporate Education Reform Industry has become. 321 more words

Corporate Education Reform Industry

Mind the green gender gap!

In 2015, Bristol is the European Green Capital.

Bristol is the first city in the UK to have this title, taking over from Copenhagen. The launch of European Green Capital 2015 happened on January 24th, and was nothing but spectacular: colourful bright umbrellas, a lot of excited supporters, the Mayor and even a stunt involving a cycle on a wire. 262 more words


Matteson May Slash Police, Fire Budget

(CBS) – Dramatic budget cuts could affect police and fire services for residents in the south suburb of Matteson.

CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

This town of 20,000 is facing the real possibility of a 50 percent cut in police and fire services before long. 47 more words


"[I'm] following my dreams,"

“My attitude is — like myself, I also grew up homeless — he didn’t ask to be born into this, and it’s not his credit, but he’s the one being punished for it,” said Sutherland, speaking of the frustrations of applying for loans. 16 more words


Spending cuts prompt recruitment freeze in Nottinghamshire police

Nottinghamshire has been one of the top ten forces in the country for recruiting police officers, however it is predicted that there will be seventy fewer officers in the coming year because of annual spending cuts. 149 more words


cuts in HUD programs

Due to cuts in other HUD programs, there will be reduced efforts to minimize children’s exposure to lead in older units, and decreased production of new affordable housing for low-income seniors and people with disabilities.



Minnesota Teachers Get a Tax Credit. What's Wrong With That?

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the “Federal Tax Conformity” bill Saturday.  The bill adopts some of the recent changes to federal tax law to the tax laws of Minnesota.   756 more words