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What's New Politics: Oct. 24

By Mollie Putzig

Latino Voters

This election season both parties are striving to convince the 20 percent of Colorado’s population that identify as Latino to get out and vote, according to… 97 more words

Government And Politics

Women in National Parliaments (Situation as of 1st October 2014)

Women in National Parliaments
Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union

The data in the table below has been compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union on the basis of information provided by National Parliaments by 1st October 2014.

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New From the GAO

New GAO Report
Source: Government Accountability Office

Managing for Results: Selected Agencies Need To Take Additional Efforts to Improve Customer Service. GAO-15-84, October 24.
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Government And Politics

Wastebook 2014: What Washington doesn't want you to read.

Wastebook 2014: What Washington doesn’t want you to read.
Source: U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK)

Gambling monkeys, dancing zombies and mountain lions on treadmills are just a few projects exposed in Wastebook 2014 – highlighting $25 billion in Washington’s worst spending of the year.

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Business And Economics

Federal School Finance Reform: Moving Toward Title I Funding Following the Child

Federal School Finance Reform: Moving Toward Title I Funding Following the Child
Source: Reason Foundation

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was signed into law in 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s “war on poverty.” The Act was designed to help disadvantaged students meet challenging state academic standards.

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Business And Economics

The 2014 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

The 2014 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard
Source: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

For the past eight years, the ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard has measured the progress of state policies and programs that save energy while also benefiting the environment and promoting economic growth.

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Initiatives from Preschool to Third Grade: A Policymaker's Guide

Initiatives from Preschool to Third Grade: A Policymaker’s Guide (PDF)
Source: Education Commission of the States

This reference guide addresses effective strategies to support children on their path to third-grade academic success and details the foundations of effective P-3 approaches.

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