Monthly Archives: September 2015

State School Chief Warns Districts of Dismal Test Scores

The superintendent of Illinois schools is warning local districts to expect lousy test scores on a new statewide exam based on the Common Core standards. The State Board of Education plans to release preliminary scores from the new Partnership for Assessment … Continue reading

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Scott Walker’s Anti-Union Push May Not Prove So Easy As President

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, whose battles with labor unions in his own state made him a hero to Republicans, is now proposing huge restrictions on unions nationally as he seeks to revitalize his presidential campaign. read more at NPR…

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TABOR Lives On: How the War on Public Education Becomes Irreversible

For almost 25 years, Colorado has held the distinction of being the only state in the country to enact the so-called Taxpayer Bill of Rights, better known simply as TABOR. And for many, if not most, Coloradans, that’s the way it … Continue reading

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