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UC Berkeley chancellor resigns amid a storm of criticism

For UC Berkeley’s chancellor Nicholas Dirks, it may be time to stop hiding behind his $699,000 fence.

After being accused of handling sexual assault cases too lightly and misusing university funds too profusely, Dirks will be stepping down from his position as soon as the university can find his replacement. 938 more words


Wichita families rely on camps, events during 'gap week'

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Some Wichita facilities have extended their hours because of the later start to the school year.

Budget cuts caused the Wichita School District to shorten the school year and lengthen the school days. 328 more words


Pottsville Library in Danger of Losing More Funding

POTTSVILLE — A library in Schuylkill County is trying to figure out how to keep going with less money.

The Pottsville Library lost its funding from the school district, and now it’s in danger of losing even more money. 394 more words


Xian Franzinger Barrett, Chicago Teacher, Laid Off for the Third Time in Six Years

Xian Franzinger Barrett is a passionate teacher of middle school students in Chicago. He just received his layoff notice, the third in six years. He is one of more than 1,000 educators who were laid off. 300 more words


Hundreds of vulnerable Lanarkshire patients now left without a dentist

Two and a half years. That is a long long time to be working on one basic skill. Yet that is exactly how long it has taken my severely autistic son to get to this stage. 734 more words

Autism Parenting

Massachusetts: Charter Advocates Kick Off Campaign with Deceptive Advertising

Massachusetts voters will decide whether to increase the number of privately managed charter schools in a referendum in November. Question Two will determine whether the state adds 12 new charter schools every year, using money subtracted from public schools. 159 more words

Charter Schools

McNeil government spends $230,000 on Facebook

The Liberal government’s Facebook budget has nearly doubled since Stephen McNeil was elected Premier and now stands at $233,360.31, according to supplementary budget information released yesterday. 99 more words

Nova Scotia Politics