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Governor Hassan calls anti-Common Core bill SB 101 "unnecessary." Urges legislators to help school districts instead.

The Union Leader featured an article about the House vote on SB 101, which affirms that Common Core standards are optional for NH school districts.   317 more words

Academic Standards

Russians arrest politicians on Congressional floor

KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes. Police snapped handcuffs onto emergency services chief Serhiy Bochkovsky and his deputy and calmly marched the pair out of the Cabinet meeting.

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Politics And Law

House votes Inexpedient to Legislate on HB302, requiring NHDOE to submit all grant applications to the House Education Committee for a public hearing

The House voted by roll call 260-77 “Inexpedient to Legislate” on HB 302. The bill would have required the NH Department of Education to submit all grant applications to the House Education Committee for review, public hearing, and comments.

Limiting NHDOE

House votes "Ought to Pass with Amendment" on HB 206, allowing parents to opt childrent out of non-academic surveys

The House voted “Ought to Pass with Amendment” on HB 206 on a voice vote. The amended bill would require school districts to post non-academic surveys and questionnaires at the school and on the school’s website for review by parents and guardians, and allow parents to opt their children out of such surveys.

Data Privacy

Rep. Jeff Duncan takes a stand by sitting on House floor to prevent DHS vote shenanigans

Sure, the deadline to fund the Department of Homeland Security is just over two hours away and nerves on Capitol Hill are frayed. DHS has posted instructions for employees should the agency shut down, and word is that President Obama himself has actually stayed awake to make some calls to Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi. 344 more words

US Politics

Bill Stemming Lottery Power Heads To Minnesota House Floor

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The bill to restrict the venues for Minnesota lottery ticket sales is headed to the House floor for a vote. 125 more words

News

Hands up: Congressional Black Caucus takes to House floor to discuss Ferguson

Following the president’s meeting with leading thought leaders on race like Joe Biden and Al Sharpton, the Congressional Black Caucus took to the House floor Monday night to address the events in Ferguson, Mo., and their aftermath. 425 more words

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