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Election deadlines set in Shawnee County school votes

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Shawnee County elections office has set the voter registration and voting deadlines for the upcoming special school district elections.

The Topeka USD 501 and Auburn-Washburn 437 districts are both going to voters to seek increases in the Local Option Budgets because of school funding cuts. 110 more words

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What Use Are Schools?

Have you ever thought about the purpose of education in this country? Who is served by the design of our current public education system? For whose benefit are we investing our time and treasure? 520 more words

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My Bangor Story

As a child, I longed for just one place to call my hometown. I lived in towns and cities scattered across New England. I moved in and out of thirteen different homes: apartments, low income housing, trailers, the basement of my grandparents’ house, the spare room of my cousins’, homeless in a tiny motel room with my entire family of 7. 571 more words

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Parents Outraged After Proposed Budget Would Cut 100 Staff From Hempstead School District

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — More trouble for a suburban school district that is already under state scrutiny.

The Hempstead School District now wants to slash teaching jobs, even as student enrollment grows by leaps and bounds, CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported. 353 more words

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Parents weigh in on USD 501 budget issues, potential tax increase

Topeka (KSNT) –

“As we look at more cuts, while it may not seem big to folks, it takes a lot of money to run a school district,” says Topeka Superintendent Dr. 369 more words

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What's Up with School Lunches ? - Step One - Food Waste

I am all for healthier, wholesome foods.  Because of all the issues school produced lunches have, from the chemicals used to the empty calories most contain, I cook/make both my kids lunches and take it over to the school everyday, except if there is an appointment or I am sick.   1,993 more words

The Wilson High School Budget Debate

by Matthew Frumin

Woodrow Wilson High School is an important part of the fabric of Tenleytown, critical to the families in the schools feeding it, critical to the broader neighborhood, and critical to the city as a whole. 662 more words

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