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SACRAMENTO — California is close to making the most sweeping change in how it spends money on schools since Ronald Reagan was governor four decades ago. And Gov. Jerry Brown is on the verge of a monumental personal triumph — a legacy...
Tags: Politics, Jerry Brown, Local Government, Students, Jim Nielsen
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — As many as 16,000 more 4-year-olds will go to preschool in Michigan next school year, a significant enrollment boost that Gov. Rick Snyder hopes to increase even more the following year. An influx of up to $65 million —...
Tags: Politics, Preschools, Arne Duncan, Schools, Health Insurance
More and more mothers, whether they wear a wedding ring or not, are becoming their family's breadwinner. An analysis of 2011 U.S. Census data found that 40 percent of households rely on mom as the primary or sole breadwinner. That's a massive increase...
To me, the job of the city commissioners is to speak for the citizens of Winter Park and protect and improve the quality of life in the city. I think they should all resign from their jobs as commissioners. Clearly, they are not doing their job. How...
Tallahassee BureauTALLAHASSEE – Food stamp and welfare recipients will no longer be able use their state-issued EBT cards at strip clubs, race tracks, bingo halls and liquor stores. Gov. Rick Scott today signed HB 701 to crack down on the use of state-issued...
As the five-year anniversary of the Lehman Bros. bankruptcy and the collapse of the mortgage market approaches, Americans are still struggling to cope with the consequences of the Great Recession. More than 4 million households have lost their homes to...
The Hartford CourantSuccess is often characterized in a way that celebrates individual achievement, perseverance and personal triumph. Although it is true that it is my name is on my new college diploma, there is simply no way I would have made it to this day without a broad...
School districts across Illinois and around the U.S. use an array of tools to get kindergarten to eighth-grade students back in school, implementing promising anti-truancy measures without significant additional spending or staff. Experts say the most...
The success of the 2010 federal healthcare law depends in part on more uninsured Americans obtaining coverage. So it's crucial that when the uninsured try to sign up for policies, they don't get a bureaucratic runaround or wind up in phone-tree hell....
The project area I would like to focus on this month is the 4-H Animal Science Projects. Animal Science Projects continue to have the largest 4-H enrollment in the surrounding counties, as well as the state. If you've heard that 4-H is only for...
Whole Foods Market has agreed to join Costco and Target as an anchor at the proposed $140 million Hamilton Crossings shopping center in Lower Macungie Township. Jeremy Fogel of the Goldenberg Group of Montgomery County, one of two developers planning...
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