Posts Tagged ‘EAG’

Washington Democrat group passes resolution opposing Common Core

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington State 46th Legislative District Democrats passed a resolution at their meeting on October 16th opposing the Common Core State Standards.  The group requests that the Washington Legislature withdraw from the Common Core State Standards and reclaim state sovereignty in K-12 education.  I was told the resolution was soundly passed.
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Loyola University Chicago to host annual drag show

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CHICAGO – Loyola University Chicago (LUC) will be hosting its 8th Annual Drag Show on campus this week, according to an official student organization’s Facebook page. The event, hosted by LUC’s “LGBTQIA” student group Advocate, is part of “LGBTQIA Heritage Month.”
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DePaul University testing ‘Queer Peers’ mentorship program

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CHICAGO – DePaul University’s LGBTQA Student Services office is piloting a new initiative called “Queer Peers,” according to The DePaulia, in which “newly out students” are connected with current students. The student application for the program offers students the option to indicate gender-neutral pronouns and gives them the option to express interest in activism.
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Judge uses error-filled left-wing conspiracy website in voter ID opinion

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CHICAGO – Federal Judge Richard Posner of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago strongly disagrees with Wisconsin’s voter ID law. Posner blasted the law in a dissenting opinion to the court’s decision to not rehear arguments in a voter ID lawsuit before a judicial panel made up of the entire court. In writing his decision, Posner turned to an obscure website and a collection of misconceptions to prove his point.
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Environmentalist report compares Montana to Mongolia

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MISSOULA, Mont. – A recent report on Montana carbon emissions from an environmentalist group laments the fact that Montana emits as much carbon dioxide as the country of Mongolia, a country where one-third of its residents did not have access to electricity as of 2009.
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