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My Report on House and Senate July 08, 2015, ESEA Actions

This week, both the House and the Senate are promoting their respective versions of the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965. 891 more words

High-stakes Testing

A Thought-provoking Comment on ESEA Reauthorization

Both House and Senate are trying to pass bills for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 (also known by its last reauthorization, No Child Left Behind, NCLB). 774 more words

High-stakes Testing

Angie Craig visits Lakeville, her campaign is building steam, and I am jumping onboard

Angie Craig visited with DFL58 on Tuesday night at the DFL58 monthly meeting.  I’d met Angie before in Eagan, when I was sometimes visiting the Eagan DFL group trying to learn from and transfer their successes to Farmington and Lakeville, but I didn’t know her.  522 more words

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World War II Veteran Finally Receives Legion Of Merit Award

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A member of the “Greatest Generation” finally has the award he earned — 70 years ago.

World War II veteran Arnold Hjermstad, 96, of Cannon Falls finally got his Legion of Merit award Saturday. 86 more words


Urbandale Residential Site - Plan Raises Concern

URBANDALE, Iowa — Next week, city council members will make their decision to either approve or deny the development of a subdivision on the westside of town. 300 more words


Kline denounces appalling conditions at tribal schools, but change is elusive

U.S. Rep. John Kline told his colleagues on Capitol Hill Wednesday that children should not go to school in a pole barn.

The Minnesota Republican, who chairs the House Education and Workforce Committee, told the panel about… 278 more words


Congressmen get a firsthand look at Indian school crisis

MINNESOTA – Staff and teachers grimly detailed the aging Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School building’s structural failings for three visiting U.S. congressmen Wednesday. But it was a comment from a student that drove home the dire need to replace the pole barn where classes are held. 170 more words