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Connecticut lawmakers pushing bill that would require pro-labor lessons in school

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HARTFORD, Conn. – Legislation that would require Connecticut education officials to create a special K-12 curriculum about the virtues of organized labor and capitalism took a big step toward becoming reality on Wednesday.
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Texas parents say teacher stopped their second-grade daughter from reading the Bible

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CYPRESS, Texas – Parents of a second-grade public school student say their daughter had her Bible taken away by her teacher when the girl attempted to read it during “read to myself” time.
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Grand Rapids teacher files a lawsuit to exercise her legal right to leave her union

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A special education teacher in Grand Rapids, Michigan recently filed an unfair labor practice complaint against her teachers union and district for refusing to let her drop out of the union.
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Florida teacher who ‘ordered a hit’ on middle school student fired

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – It wasn’t a “hit” hit. A Florida school teacher didn’t hire actual contract killers to “finger” a 7th-grade student at Northport School in St. Lucie County. Instead she only ordered a group of the boy’s peers to put a beatdown on him. Only.
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Illinois governor believes college, career-readiness begins at birth

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NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Governor Pat Quinn convened his state’s very first symposium on “college and career readiness begins at birth” through the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development.  The symposium which was held yesterday at the Northern Illinois University Conference Center in Naperville was funded through the National Governors Association and Midwest Comprehensive Center.
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Parents suing school district for banning son’s religious Valentine’s Day cards

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NAZARETH, Pa. – Parents of a first grade student in Pennsylvania are outraged after school officials forbid their son from passing out his Valentine’s Day cards that included a Bible verse and message about God. Donald and Ellen Abramo claim that the officials at Shafer Elementary School in Nazareth, Pennsylvania have violated their son’s constitutional rights.
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