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Why Are Right-Wing Conspiracies so Obsessed With Pedophilia? 19.7.2019 Mother Jones
The children were being sodomized in secret underground tunnels. Their captors drank blood in front of them and staged satanic ritual sacrifices. Sometimes the kids were filmed for pornographic purposes. In total, some several hundred children were subjected to this treatment. And it all happened in the middle of a safe neighborhood where crimes were not […]
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Colorado’s full-day kindergarten bill helps most Denver-area districts, but challenges the richest and poorest 29.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
One of the Denver area's richest school districts and one of its poorest will both take a financial hit as Colorado implements full-day kindergarten funding -- but both say they can manage it.
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Once the site of an East Colfax strip club, Denver selects developers for affordable housing project 26.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Plans have taken shape for the future of a former strip club and a nearby vacant lot on East Colfax after Denver officials picked two nonprofit firms to redevelop the properties and provide housing options for disadvantaged groups.
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Byju’s-owned Osmo education startup enters pre-schoolers market 24.6.2019 TechCrunch
Osmo, a Palo Alto-based education startup acquired by Indian unicorn Byju’s for $120 million this year, is expanding its product lineup to serve a new and largely untapped market: pre-schoolers. Osmo today announced Osmo Little Genius Starter Kit, a set of tools that aims to help children that have yet to enter schools to understand […]
APM documentary about Perry Preschool: 'Early Lessons' 10.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An American Public Media documentary, "Early Lessons," about the lessons from the Perry Preschool Project 60 years ago.
How young is too young to be suspended from school? 5.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A proposal to ban expulsions and suspensions for preschool students failed to get through the Legislature this year.
Fraser remembered as 'quiet giant' of Minnesota politics 4.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Former U.S. Rep. and Minneapolis Mayor Don Fraser is being remembered as a quiet leader who was not afraid to take on unpopular issues. Fraser died Sunday at age 95.
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Walz keeps veto power tucked away in first year 3.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Gov. Tim Walz didn't issue a single veto in the first year of his term, making it the first time in more than 40 years that's happened.
MacKenzie Bezos’s $17 billion pledge tops a growing list of women giving big 1.6.2019 Raw Story
Shortly after her divorce from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became final, MacKenzie Bezos promised to give at least half of her assets away. By divorcing the world’s richest person, the novelist and former accountant became the third-richest woman in the world and the wealthiest woman to sign onto the Giving Pledge, a commitment to give […]
Walz signs education budget bill with others to follow 31.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Gov. Tim Walz highlighted a funding measure for public schools as his first budget bill signing following last week's special session.
Cities Are Convincing Voters to Pay Higher Taxes for Public Preschool 25.5.2019
Seattle, Cincinnati and San Antonio have developed high-quality public preschool paid for by new local taxes.
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Republicans say their goal is to stop abortions. Their policies say otherwise. 18.5.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
In the 46 years since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Roe v. Wade, perhaps no single month has witnessed more aggressive legislative threats to reproductive rights than the one we’re in right now. In just the last few weeks, Georgia and Alabama passed sweeping bills aimed at effectively banning abortions and punishing […]
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Vaping tax advances but faces an uncertain future in Colorado Senate 2.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
An effort to tax vaping and increase taxes on other nicotine products -- a top legislative priority for Colorado Gov. Jared Polis -- won final approval in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday.
Child Allegedly Bitten More than 25 times at Daycare, Shocking Images Show 30.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I feel like I left her with someone that didn’t look out for her at all," the child's mother said.
St. Paul community mourns 'heartbreaking' changes to Catholic grade school 29.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Declining enrollment is forcing the century-old Saint Mark's Catholic School to shutter kindergarten through eighth grade, leaving only preschool. Seventeen staff and faculty members will lose their jobs.
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Polis wants to tax vaping, increase cigarette tax to pay for preschool, health care 24.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Gov. Jared Polis has a plan to pay for preschool and a program that would lower health care costs for people on the Western Slope: Add an excise tax on vaping and increase taxes on cigarettes.
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Q&A: Gavin Newsom on his ‘mayoral mind-set’ in first 100 days in office 18.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Gavin Newsom’s whirlwind start as California governor has been punctuated by a contemptuous feud with President Trump, a politically risky ban on the death penalty and an occasional backtrack or stumble. But he says his first 100 days as governor have been driven by an “in the weeds” mind-set and...

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How Much Screen Time Is Too Much for Kids? 17.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Parents need to act as media mentors and consider how much their child's use, let alone their own use, displaces face-to-face interactions," an expert told Newsweek.
Chinese school's car project prompts class bias debate 16.4.2019 BBC: World
A Chinese school's family cars exhibition has triggered a fierce debate online about class discrimination in the education system.
Gun nut fired as substitute teacher after bullets spill out of his clothes during preschool class 15.4.2019 Raw Story

A 22-year-old man was fired as a substitute teacher after ammo fell out of his pocket while he was inside a preschool classroom, according to Boston 25 News. The incident occurred at Elmwood Street School in Massachusetts last week, when 9mm bullets spilled out onto the floor. Another teacher report...

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