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South Carolina Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag - By VALERIE BAUERLEIN Updated July 6, 2015 8:14 p.m. ET

Vote allows state to remove flag as soon as bill passes House and is signed by Gov. Nikki Haley.


Valerie Bauerlein

Updated July 6, 2015 8:14 p.m. 768 more words


Duncan, Obama-- Like "Reformer" Friends-- Confuse Standardized Test Results with Accountability

In an Associated Press article published yesterday headlined “Obama Administration: Education Bills Lack Accountability”, writer Jennifer Kerr reports that spokespersons for the Obama administration are opposed to both bills under consideration by Congress. 234 more words

Forward Observer -- Finally! Pennsylvania In-State Tuition Rate Now Applies to "State-less" Veterans

After years of foot dragging, the General Assembly has finally acted.  The one-year residency requirement to receive the in-state tuition rate at a public institution of higher leaning in Pennsylvania is now officially waived.  328 more words


The “Not-So” Secret Society of the Legislative Process

By: Kim Barclay

Through my own past experience when I was once, “thrown to the wolves” so –to-speak, I learned very quickly that the state (in my case, Florida) legislative process is not a secret society where you have to whisper the secret password and have the decoder ring to get in. 434 more words

Association Management

Bill To Allow Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Stalls In California

SACRAMENTO (AP/CBSLA.com) — Legislation to make California the first state to explicitly allow motorcycles to weave between vehicles in slow-moving traffic has stalled in the state Legislature. 102 more words


News from National Convention—New Diversity Toolkit

As our country and school communities become more diverse, our PTAs are working to become more diverse in their membership and leadership as well. Tohelp PTAs with that process, National PTA released the new… 236 more words

Family Engagement