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Tribal gaming enterprises play a winning hand in bolstering Oklahoma;s economy 7.11.2007 Indian Country Today: Featured Stories
NORMAN, Okla. - Although Indian gaming remains controversial, states such as Oklahoma are increasingly turning to tribal casinos to bolster state economies. According to the National Indian Gaming Association,
Editorial: Another attempt at fixing school funding 6.11.2007 Star Tribune: Editorials
Create a financing formula that properly supports schools.
Madison High students get credit for volunteer work 5.11.2007 The Daily Record: Local
Charlie Cotton is your typical over-booked high school student, juggling a part-time job, membership in an environmental club and a peer leadership group, and co-editing his school's literary magazine. The 17-year-old Madison High School senior said he always wanted to find time to volunteer, but didn't know how to budget his time.
Bush Sr. says bond with Bill won't silence him on Hillary 5.11.2007 Houston Chronicle: Nation
Former President George H.W. Bush says the post-White House friendship he has nurtured with the man who turned him out of office won't make him go any easier on his successor's wife, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Montgomery School's New Take On Ability Grouping Yields Results 4.11.2007 Washington Post: Education
In a notebook on her desk at Rock View Elementary School, Principal Patsy Roberson keeps tabs on every student: red for those who have failed to attain proficiency on Maryland's statewide exam, an asterisk for students learning English and squares for black or Hispanic children whose scores place...
Rise in Latino Enrollment Is Slowing 4.11.2007 Washington Post: Education
In the debate over the Prince William Board of County Supervisors' campaign to tighten regulations on illegal immigrants, one question seems harder to answer than others: Are Hispanics leaving the county because of the crackdown?
Lori Sturdevant: A seasoned agitator makes waves about school levies 4.11.2007 Star Tribune: Commentary
Phil Krinkie is in the heating business. On Tuesday, voters considering referendums have a different role to play.
Week in Review for Oct. 27-Nov. 2 3.11.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local News
Tazer, the amazer, reclaims national title Tazer is the top dog again. Just a year after his four-year national title streak was broken, the Mower County Sheriff's Department's police dog and his handler, Sgt. Jeff Ellis, reclaimed the championshi
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Voters should approve state propositions 1-16 3.11.2007 Houston Chronicle: Editorial
The Chronicle makes recommendations on the 16 proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.
Bill Quigley | Criminal Justice Meltdown in New Orleans? 2.11.2007 Truthout.com
Bill Quigley, reporting for Truthout, writes: "Some say crime causes a city to be under siege; others say crime is the symptom of a city under siege. Either way, New Orleans is in serious trouble. Our criminal justice system is in an unprecedented crisis."
City Room: Bloomberg Calls for Tax on Carbon Emissions 2.11.2007 NYT: Home Page
At a speech in Seattle before a mayors' summit on climate prevention, the New York City mayor will call for a tax on the emission of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.
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George Will: Vouchers actually increase funding for public eduction 2.11.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local Opinion
GTON -- In today's political taxonomy, "progressives" are rebranded liberals dodging the damage they did to their old label. Perhaps their most injurious idea -- injurious to themselves and public schools -- was the forced busing of (mostly other peopl
This season, seize teachable moments 2.11.2007 ICT - Opinion - Editorials
As sure as the season brings dark mornings and cold moons, fall also offers critical opportunities for public education about American Indians. It is a time for teaching others about the inherent value of tradi
Colleges Pledge To Cut Education-Minority Gap 1.11.2007 WCCO: National
In a coordinated stab at one of higher education's most pressing problems, some of the country's largest university systems pledged Wednesday to cut in half the achievement gaps for minority and low-income students on their campuses over the next eight years.
Colleges Pledge To Cut Education-Minority Gap 1.11.2007 WCCO: Local News
In a coordinated stab at one of higher education's most pressing problems, some of the country's largest university systems pledged Wednesday to cut in half the achievement gaps for minority and low-income students on their campuses over the next eight years.
Wal-Mart to carry $199 computer 1.11.2007 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Scattered among the $500 to $1,000 desktop computers available at Walmart.com, one machine stands out. It doesn't have a unique design, but its price tag looks like a typo: $199.
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Criminal Justice Meltdown in New Orleans? 31.10.2007 Common Dreams: Views
“We are faced with the daily reality of an imminent collapse of our criminal justice institutions.”- New Orleans Police Chief Warren Riley Some say crime causes a city to be under siege; others say crime is the symptom of a city under siege. Either way, New Orleans is in serious trouble. Our criminal justice system is [...]
Schools can't survive on levies alone 31.10.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local Opinion
e Smith and Jeff Van Wychen Warning signs: crowded classrooms, textbooks older than the students, disappearing arts and music programs, skyrocketing fees for extra-curricular activity, constant fundraising appeals, and shabbier school buildings and
Unions support Soriano, Ramirez, Flynn 31.10.2007 Seattle Times: Local
Posted 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 — We've made much of all the big-business contributions to the School Board races this year, so...
Arrest jolts city council campaign 30.10.2007 Seattle Times: Local
Coming out of the August primary, Venus Velázquez looked like the front-runner to succeed Peter Steinbrueck on the Seattle City Council...
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