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Establish a Law School Clinical Program to Assist those Caught up in the Schools to Prison Pipeline

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak to University of Wisconsin Law School Clinical faculty and students about the possibility of establishing a clinical program through which law students, under the supervision of clinical faculty, would represent students caught up in the  484 more words

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Candidate Neel Kashkari Releases Proposal To Fix Public Schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is releasing his proposals to fix California schools, which include getting rid of the state’s complex education code and sending state funding directly to schools rather than districts. 115 more words

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Thad Cochran a Progressive on Education

In an article this week in the Clarion Ledger, AP writer Emily Wagster Pettus noted the contrasting views of Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel when it came to the issue of public education and specifically the federal government’s role in it. 1,182 more words

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NY PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE ON WAY TO SCHOOL

Fox: “A Long Island schoolteacher is accused of slamming her car into a parked minivan and then driving away while under the influence of drugs and alcohol, according to Suffolk County Police.” … 76 more words

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Md. School Leader Named Hartford Superintendent

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford officials have named a Maryland educator as the capital city’s new superintendent of schools.

The city’s Board of Education finished a nationwide search Monday and chose Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, a deputy superintendent for public schools in Montgomery County, Md. 99 more words

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Restricting Advanced Placement Courses

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Walter Fields and his wife are proud of their daughter, a sophomore at Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, a good math student – scoring proficiency on state tests and earning an A in 8th grade algebra. 125 more words

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OKCPS hires new Superintendent

UPDATE 4/21/2014 7:45pm  The Oklahoma City Public School Board of Education announced late Monday evening they hired Robert Neu as the Oklahoma City Public School Superintendent. 609 more words

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