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The Spokesman-ReviewIdaho schools will switch this fall to Common Core State Standards designed to raise student achievement, and the Coeur d'Alene School Board will take a closer look Monday at what that means for local schools. The board workshop was prompted by...
Tags: Politics, Teaching and Learning, Glenn Beck, Jeb Bush, Students
The Philadelphia InquirerThe Philadelphia Housing Authority will pay back the government $8 million in expenditures on outside lawyers that was deemed "not necessary and reasonable" by federal auditors. The repayment represents more than one-fourth of what PHA spent on...
WASHINGTON -- Is there nobody who can tell Ted Cruz to shut up? The young senator from Texas has been on the job for about 100 days, but he has already turned upside down the Senate's ancient seniority system and is dominating his senior Republican...
American VoicesThe Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes. Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil...
Change of SubjectWednesday's print column Before we move off the issue of gun control — and it’s dead for now, believe me, for reasons this column will make clear — let’s take a close look at just how something as popular as......
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping immigration legislation would improve U.S. security by helping authorities to know who is in the country, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday, as supporters of an immigration overhaul marshaled...
The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes. Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil lies...
The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IowaGov. Terry Branstad's political shot at U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Waterloo, may have inadvertently winged GOP ally, U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, as well. The five-term GOP governor told reporters at his weekly news conference Monday that he was...
Tags: Politics, Bruce Braley, Steve King, Republican Party, Government
Daily American Staff WriterPeople opposed to Common Core State Standards say that it is a "one-size-fits-all" approach to education and that it takes away local control of schools. Some states have halted the standards' implementation. The Republican National Committee in early...
WASHINGTON -- "Don't get squishy because time has passed," President Obama told members of Congress. But they already have. "Now is the time," the president said. But the time was actually three months ago. Obama made an impassioned bid last...
WASHINGTON - In Congress' first gun votes since the Newtown, Conn., nightmare, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to toughen federal penalties against illegal firearms purchases, even as senators signaled that a deep partisan divide remained...
DES MOINES, Iowa - Farmers will be paid a record $16 billion in crop insurance claims for 2012 because of the widespread drought, a staggering amount that has critics calling for changes to what they say is an inefficient taxpayer subsidy the government...
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