Posts Tagged ‘EAG’

NC students denied their choice of school

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RALEIGH, N.C. – As the school year begins in North Carolina, many students don’t know whether they’ll be allowed to attend the schools of their parents’ choice or the traditional public schools they tried to opt out of.
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Hawaii rep.: Students were used as guinea pigs in sex instruction program

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HONOLULU – Led by state representative Bob McDermott, outraged parents in Hawaii continue to fight valiantly to get an explicit sex instruction program coauthored by Planned Parenthood out of their middle schools. Rep. McDermott has just released his second meticulously researched report detailing the impropriety of the curriculum and violations of state and federal law regarding the testing and implementation of the program.
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UPDATE: Dem activist on Perry grand jury doubles down

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AUSTIN, Texas – A Democratic activist who served on the grand jury that indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) insists she doesn’t see anything wrong with serving on a grand jury involving a high profile political leader and being heavily involved in partisan state politics.
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Palm Beach Catholic schools avoid Common Core, strengthen Catholic identity

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PALM BEACH, Fla. – In a “Welcome Back to School” letter, the Diocese of Palm Beach in Florida announced that its Catholic schools would not be adopting the “Common Core State Standards for Math and English/Language Arts,” and that it would be undertaking a diocesan-wide initiative to strengthen its schools’ Catholic identity.
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Teamsters threaten ‘Top Chef’ star: ‘We’re gonna bash that pretty face in, you f*cking whore!’

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BOSTON – Some things never change. After nearly 15 years of trying to clean up a reputation marred with corruption, shake-downs of the film industry, as well as violence, Boston’s famous Teamsters Local 25′s public face turned very ugly earlier this summer when the popular Bravo network show Top Chef rolled into Beantown using non-union production assistants and drivers.
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How labor money corrupts the financial literacy of California’s legislators

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – “In an era when we aren’t going to have tax increases, figure out how to be more efficient spending the money we’ve got, and the Republicans can help you do that if they’ll get off the philosophical cant about stuff and help you make things more efficient. They actually culturally know more and occupationally know more about efficiencies than Democrats typically do.”
-  California Treasurer Bill Lockyer, Democrat,
 addressing the state legislature in 2010.
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