People opposed to Initiative 42 like to speculate on the cuts other Mississippi state agencies may face if the Initiative passes, but they fail to see the cuts public schools live with everyday; cuts that are not speculative. 1,274 more words
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As a pastor in Arizona, I value one particular book very highly, but I have personally felt the power of education to improve lives. I received an outstanding public school education in my hometown in Ohio, I was the first person in my family to graduate from college, and I eventually earned a Master’s Degree. 928 more words
Agent of Chaos
Rick Santorum, wearing an azure sweater-vest, sat down on his pyrite throne, clasped his hands together, and grinned. There was nothing the world could do to stop him from having the best day he would ever have, and everything about that made him giddy. 1,100 more words
"Sam Brownback's Kansas Disaster Is Getting Even Worse": Conservative Policies Are Both A Moral And Practical Disaster
Politics is all too often couched in terms of morality and ethics, rather than simple right and wrong. What I mean by that is that reasonable people can come to different moral value judgments about ethical dilemmas: is it more moral to ensure that everyone has access to a social safety net even if some people game the system, or is it more moral to ensure that people keep all their private property and never have to give it up to someone less hardworking than themselves? 496 more words
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Supporters joined Progress N.C. for a rally in Winston-Salem today fighting for teacher assistant jobs.
The proposed state Senate budget would eliminate approximately 8,500 teacher assistant jobs in North Carolina. 380 more words
Students across Australia have gathered for another National Day of Action to protest the government’s higher education reforms.
Organised by the National Union of Students (NUS), the Melbourne Day of Action was significantly smaller than previous events held… 211 more words