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More Input from Public on Proposed West Des Moines Schools Budget Cuts

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Proposed budget cuts in the West Des Moines school district have some people upset.

The plan is to reduce spending by more than $700,000 next year and school leaders are considering getting rid of some programs to make it happen. 126 more words


#Stand4Service: The Fight for Funding

It’s that time of year again where national budget cuts propose to limit the amount of funding giving to the Corporation for National and Community Service which overseas the AmeriCorps programs as well as the SeniorCorps programs. 635 more words

Input Sought on Proposed West Des Moines Schools' Budget Cuts

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — People can weigh in on proposed budget cuts for the West Des Moines school district Monday.

The district is trying to trim up to $850,000 from its budget of $150 million. 54 more words


More. Less. Better. Clever. Here in the Hay Day of Further Education.

A former colleague of mine retired about ten years ago. When I asked him why he was leaving, he replied with one phrase.

“The halcyon days of FE are over,” he said. 768 more words

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Covenant House for Homeless Youth

Since Covenant House offers shelter and care to more than 3,000 youth in New York City each year, it is possible that we work with as many as 700 youth annually who have experienced trafficking or survival sex.

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every young person deserves a future of opportunity

We learned that more than 40 percent of the young people in the study were over 18 when they first traded sex for something of value like food and shelter, either through trafficking or survival sex.

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Obama Budget Proposal: Cuts To Target Working Poor, Middle Class

Less than two months after signing tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans into law, President Barack Obama proposed a spending plan to Congress that cuts funding to programs that assist the working poor, help the needy heat their homes..

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