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Students with Disabilities – The 2% Rule

Until this year school districts could use an “alternative” testing approach for students with disabilities. Districts were allowed to make the judgment themselves and were allowed to identify up to 2% of the student population. 595 more words


Closing arguments today in $20 million fraud trial of Joe Zada

A month after it began hearing testimony, a federal jury today is to begin deciding whether one-time Wellington high-flyer Joseph Zada swindled more than $20 million from sports stars and firefighters to bankroll his extravagant lifestyle. 272 more words


Hawaii Congressman requests federal funding for local road projects

Hawaii Congressman Mark Takai is looking to give some of Oahu’s road projects a financial lift.

He’s proposing using federal funds to help supplement state road projects, like those on Farrington Highway in Waipahu and on Kamehameha Highway in Aiea and Pearl City. 125 more words


Baphomet the Poser

Strike a Pose Baphomet

the Baphometic pose, in a depiction of The Last Judgment by Rogier van der Weyden (1446-52).

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The False and True Raptures

The Rapture, known to the material world as a hooligan-esque event by which we are abducted by a supernatural power, or better yet, aliens. 1,508 more words