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Nova Scotia Election: Glace Bay candidates

Quick take: Liberal MLA Geoff MacLellan is the incumbent for Glace Bay. The riding is considered a safe seat for the Liberals.

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John White Reads at the EP Foster Library Topping room on April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27 – John White & Open Mic
EP Foster Library in the Topping Room
poetry every Thursday at 7:30pm
651 E. Main Street – Ventura… 127 more words

La. BESE Member James Garvey's School Grading "Lie": Read His Full Speech Here

On March 29, 2017, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) held a 6 1/2-hour special meeting on the state plan to be submitted to the US Department of Education in April 2017 in compliance with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 2,037 more words

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La. Supt. John White Fabricates Three Years of Teaching into Five: View His Ed Leader Cert Application

On April 11, 2017, I wrote a post about Louisiana state superintendent John White’s certifying himself as an educational leader.

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Louisiana has three levels of ed leader certification. 1,117 more words

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La. Supt. John White Falsely Credentials Himself with BESE Member James Garvey's Help

In order to have his or her contract renewed, a state education superintendent in Louisiana must be approved by a two-thirds vote of the state board of education every time a new state board is elected every four years. 1,468 more words

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Teen Critically Injured After Fall From School Roof Passes Away

DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) – A teen critically injured after falling off the roof of Denver Academy has passed away.

The Denver Police Department released a twitter message Saturday night confirming his death. 577 more words

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Johns Hopkins Researcher Celebrates the "Promise of Louisiana Curriculum" Associated with Common Core (?)

In November 2016, Ashley Berner, Deputy Director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy, published this review of her own book, which happens to feature Louisiana as an example of the success of closely aligning curriculum with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) “or a version derived from them” (ahem). 2,469 more words

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