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The Florida Senate proved its value on Tuesday by not approving SB 0862, the Parent Empowerment in Education Act — better known as the "Parent Trigger" bill. The tie vote — 20-20, the same tally as last year – effectively killed the...
Tags: Michelle Rhee, Politics, Washington, DC, Jack Latvala, Jeb Bush
The contentious "parent trigger" bill failed again in the Florida Senate, dying Tuesday on a tie vote just as it did in 2012. The bill aimed to give parents more say in the fate of a struggling school, allowing them, by petition, to select a "turnaround"...
Tags: Michelle Rhee, Apopka, Politics, Washington, DC, David Simmons
Old SaybrookThe Old Saybrook Board of Education has selected Jan G. Perruccio to be the new superintendent for the Old Saybrook Public Schools. Perruccio comes to Old Saybrook after 24-years as an educator, most recently serving as assistant superintendent for...
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- Nephrologists traditionally are brought in to care for patients who are suffering from chronic or end-stage kidney disease and approaching the need for dialysis. But two doctors at the Memorial Kidney & Hypertension Center want to intervene...
ReutersApril 23 (Reuters) - The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Tuesday. To inform us of other job changes, email to email@example.com. U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION The U.S. Securities and Exchange...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterBRAWLEY – Although Esteban Garcia only purchased one raffle ticket at the Oakley Spring Carnival, it was enough to win his son, Esteban Garcia II, a new bike. “Sometimes one is all it takes,” said Garcia, a Brawley resident with a...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterDue in part to the generosity of local business, community members and students, the campus of McKinley Elementary School received a well-deserved makeover here Saturday. The school’s beautification could not have come at a more perfect time, said...
Tags: Students, Schools, Walmart, Robert J. Lopez, Education
Three newly elected board members in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30 emphasized working together to improve their schools. Newcomers Ursula Sedlak and Frederick Sloneker as well as Kenneth Spero, who was re-elected, said they are excited about...
Hoag Hospital has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's annual list of the "100 Great Hospitals in America." Established in 1952, the Newport Beach-based 579-bed hospital was the only Orange County facility to join leading academic medical centers,...
At the main TED conference a few weeks ago in Long Beach, the fifth and final one in that city, the organizers spent time on the opening day celebrating the remarkable influence and reach of this once-obscure technology and design conference. Among the...
Tags: Science and Technology
In all the excitement about the start of fishing season, we forgot to tell you how to submit fish photos for potential publication. All fish photos that run with the Fish Report on Fridays will be selected from our online outdoor photo gallery. Do not...
Students at Lincoln Elementary School in Petoskey exercised for fun and fundraising on Friday. The Laps for Lincoln program, an annual fundraiser that promotes fitness, raised about $5,800 for the school to support field trips, assemblies and school...
May 5, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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Apr 25, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Apr 24, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
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Apr 9, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 4, 2013 |Story| Daily Pilot
Apr 4, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 2, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Mar 27, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
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