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Let’s Never See Another First-Grader in Handcuffs 16.10.2019
A young Black girl buries her face in her hands while sitting on the floor against a brick wall
It is far past time to end the school-to-prison pipeline that starts in early childhood.
Colorado K-12 news in brief: Safe2Tell tips rise, Polis appoints ed commissioners, and more 12.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado students and other concerned people submitted 2,664 tips to Safe2Tell in September, which was a 45% increase compared to the same month in 2018.
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Colorado K-12 news in brief: 5 schools honored, study finds preschool benefits, and more 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. Department of Education recognized five Colorado schools as National Blue Ribbons Schools. All were in the Denver area.
'I built my software empire from a Stoke council house' 27.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Entrepreneur Stephen Parker describes his quest to build a software empire from Stoke.
Hasbro to buy Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One for $4bn 23.8.2019 BBC: World
The US toy maker will expand its entertainment portfolio with other preschool brands including PJ Masks.
New Mexico School Holds Kindergarten Students in Cages During Pickup 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The assertions that kindergarten students at our Early Childhood Education Center are in cages in the hot sun for 30 to 40 minutes at dismissal are categorically false," district superintendent Gerry Washburn hit back.
How to Get Tickets to Khalid's El Paso Concert: Proceeds Will Benefit Shooting Victim's Families 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A few surprise guests will also perform during the concert.
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.
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