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With Money Tight, Legislative Leaders Try to Prioritize Spending Plans

Earlier this week, Gov. Scott Walker suggested a $20 million cap on the cost of legislation set to cross his desk this spring.  While this could create a tight squeeze for lawmakers who are already considering bills that would spend much more than that amount, two key Assembly leaders signaled Thursday (Feb. 388 more words

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Rural Wisconsin Initiative Bills Scheduled for Public Hearing Thursday

As we mentioned in a previous post, a group of rural Republican legislators recently announced the Rural Wisconsin Initiative, a package of seven pieces of legislation aimed at creating opportunities in out-state Wisconsin. 368 more words

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GOP Lawmakers Unveil Rural Wisconsin Initiative

A group of rural Republican legislators led by Reps. Ed Brooks (Reedsburg), Romaine Quinn (Rice Lake), and Travis Tranel (Cuba City) announced the Rural Wisconsin Initiative… 68 more words

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When did we stop valuing education in this country?

I have been a parent for 8 years; a school governor for 3 years; Chair of Governors for 1 1/2 years; I have been: a businessman, a restaurateur, a farmer, a teacher, a social media consultant, an archaeologist, a website bid, a PR/Marketing person, and a Roman historian. 1,678 more words

On Keplar Elementary, Economies of Scale, and the Hard Sell

As soon as word got out that the district was eyeing two schools for closure, folks from the Keplar community started gearing up for battle. … 2,108 more words

Hawkins County

Where the children have no place

An incomplete rectangular hall with no roof, windows and doors stands on the north-eastern section of Eklavya Model Residential School’s campus. Inside, foliage grows wild and a scaffold table lies toppled. 760 more words

Arunachal Pradesh

A Passion for the Past: The Webb School in McKenzie, Tennessee

By Annabeth Hayes, CHP Graduate Research Assistant

This is only my first semester in the Public History M.A. Program at MTSU, and I am already seeing so much overlap between my academic classes and my fieldwork project for the… 538 more words