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The Electoral College, Lamar, and Me

The Electoral College is this nebulous “thing” that no one ever really sees and the members seem to come and go in relative anonymity. So I appreciated very much the opportunity to cover for CNN Tennessee’s Electoral College vote after the chaotic 2000 election that saw Al Gore lose his home state to George W. 533 more words

Congressional Leadership on Education Will Agree with Philosophy and Policy of DeVos-Trump

Our democratic system was designed with checks and balances, but this year as Donald Trump’s presidential term begins, he and his secretary of education will likely be working with a very sympathetic Congress.  859 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

Implementation of U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime regulation is delayed

Source: National School Boards Association

By Mary McKee, National School Boards Association (NSBA)

On Tuesday afternoon, a federal judge granted an emergency preliminary injunction to delay implementation of the… 244 more words

U.S. SENATOR LAMAR ALEXANDER TO GIVE PRESENTATION AT SEPT. 12 IJC ON EDUCATION MEETING

Commonwealth of Kentucky
Senate Majority Republican Leadership

For Immediate Release
Contact: John Cox
859-492-2963
John.Cox@LRC.KY.GOV

FRANKFORT, Ky. (September 7, 2016) – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tennessee), chairman of the U.S. 516 more words

Kentucky

Pat Summitt remembered for achievements on, off court

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt was remembered as a loving mother, a loyal friend and a tireless fighter as well as a champion coach Thursday in a public ceremony honoring the person who built the Tennessee women’s basketball dynasty. 2,279 more words

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Pat Summitt remembered for achievements on, off court

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt was remembered as a loving mother, a loyal friend and a tireless fighter as well as a champion coach Thursday in a public ceremony honoring the person who built the Tennessee women’s basketball dynasty. 2,279 more words

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NEA's Friend of Education. Lamar Alexander: privatization, cronyism, and the big bucks.

NEA’s Republican “friend of education”  Lamar Alexander and Republican Leader Senator Mitch McConnell.

Republican Senator Lamar Alexander will be awarded the National Education Association’s highest honor at this week’s Representative Assembly. 1,652 more words