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The Starved Beast: National Park Service

Remember national parks? The familiar carved-wood sign at every entrance, helpful and knowledgeable park rangers in their Smokey the Bear hats, earnest educational exhibits in the visitors’ center, and, of course, the well-marked trails for an easy stroll through the woods or 3-mile hike up the mountain or to the falls or a smooth road around and through the redwood giants. 143 more words

Politics

Budget cuts not helping homeless vets


The budget-cutting ax on Capitol Hill, could jeopardize a major effort to help homeless veterans in Connecticut.

Source: http://www.wtnh.com

Homeless

Colona School District relies on voters

COLONA, Ill. (KWQC) – Colona School District is facing budget problems, like many other school districts in Illinois. The school board has already made several cuts, letting go of teachers, cutting back on supplies, and increasing classroom sizes. 245 more words

News

School Committee Concerned Over Governor's Proposed Kindergarten Cuts

WILMINGTON, MA – Wilmington School Committee member M.J. Byrnes is asking Wilmington’s State House delegation – Rep. Jim Miceli, Rep. Ken Gordon and Senator Bruce Tarr – to oppose Governor Charlie Baker’s proposed elimination of the kindergarten expansion grant program from next year’s budget. 368 more words

Education

Homeless Family Support in Seattle


The Homeless Family Support Program contributes to the City of Seattle’s goal to improve academic achievement and school readiness by helping homeless children and children at risk of homelessness to develop age-appropriate motor, cognitive and social skills. 62 more words

Homeless

Michigan Superintendent: How to Kill a Profession

Steve Matthews, superintendent of the Novi school district, here explains how the education profession has been attacked and demonized, with premeditation.

He begins:

So you want to kill a profession. 379 more words

Charter Schools