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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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Denver City Council District 1 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 1 race features Praj Kulkarni, Victoria R. Aguilar, Sabrina D'Agosta, David Sabados, Mike Somma, Amanda Sandoval and Scott Alan Durrah.
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Leadville preschool teacher arrested on child sex assault charges 3.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
A preschool teacher with the Lake County School District has been arrested on suspicion of child sexual assault, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday.
Colorado mother accused of stabbing 2 daughters, sending car into river with children inside 3.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
A woman is suspected of stabbing her young daughters before plunging her car into a river in southeast Colorado with the children inside.
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Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett shares her road from Chicago to the White House 3.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Former Obama administration adviser Valerie Jarrett has a compelling family history: her great-grandfather Robert Robinson Taylor became the nation's first African American accredited architect and designed much of Tuskegee University. Her grandfather Robert Rochon Taylor was the first African...

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Viacom-owned kids streaming service Noggin acquires educational app Sparkler 29.3.2019 techCrunch
Viacom’s Nickelodeon is doubling down on the educational aspects of its preschooler-focused streaming service, Noggin, with the acquisition of the early childhood learning platform Sparkler. Announced on Friday, the deal will see Sparkler’s technology integrated into Noggin over the next year, and makes Sparkler’s co-founder and CEO Kristen Kane the new head of the Noggin […]
‘Putin's Chef’ Bribed Parents of Poisoned Kids: Report 29.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Yevgeniy Prigozhin is the owner of Concord Catering, whose food is alleged to have caused an outbreak of dysentery in Moscow.
Denver-area schools say full-day kindergarten funding would help balance budgets, cut tuition 27.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Officials at Denver-area schools say the bill to fund full-day kindergarten in Colorado would go a long way toward balancing their budgets and allow them to stop charging families tuition -- but they're watching the process closely before making commitments.
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Bristol nursery locks toys away for a month 21.3.2019 BBC: Front Page
The toys have been replaced toys with cardboard, tins and train tickets in an attempt to encourage play.
Full-day kindergarten works, educators say. Paying for it remains Colorado’s challenge. 17.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The kindergarten classroom is no longer a training ground for first grade -- it’s school. But Colorado lawmakers must balance other budget needs in deciding whether to pay for kids to attend full-day.
On 'Full House,' Lori Loughlin's character knew cheating on school admissions was wrong 14.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Well, this is awkward.

In an old episode of the beloved sitcom “Full House,” Lori Loughlin’s character survived a school-admissions cheating scandal and wound up getting exactly what she wanted: spots for her kids at a prestigious preschool.

In an unfortunate case of art imitating life, on Wednesday...

Trump to divert up to $385 million from crucial health programs to pay for ‘Government-sanctioned child abuse’ 9.3.2019 Raw Story

Alzheimer’s patients, lower-income preschool children, and HIV and cancer patients are among the Americans whose needs may go unmet so that the Trump administration can afford to detain thousands of migrant children. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar told Congress this week t...

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