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University of California gets high marks for shelving standardized test scores during the pandemic; and reasons now is the time to hire a worker with a disability.

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Overseas service members and people with physical disabilities will be able to vote online this year in West Virginia, Delaware and New Jersey. Election security experts have some concerns.

Archive: October 21, 2008

Lansing, MI – It's "Head Start Awareness Month" in Michigan, and even the presidential candidates touched on the early childhood education program in the last debate. Both candidates expressed their support for "Head Start," which is promoted as the nation's most comprehensive early childhood ...Read More

Orlando, FL - As Floridians go to the polls for early voting, the national grassroots community organization ACORN announced it has suffered a nationwide rash of racial incidents, office break-ins, vandalism and even a death threat since Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain accused the ...Read More

Columbus, Ohio – As health care costs rise, many people worry about whether they will have enough money to put food on the table after paying for their prescriptions. There is a way to spend less and still receive the medicine they need, however. A new program is working to inform consumers th ...Read More

New York, NY - A New York civil rights group says the Department of Justice has failed to act on its request for federal poll monitors during this presidential election. Latino Justice put the federal government on notice last week about concerns Latino votes will be suppressed on Election Day, espe ...Read More

New York, NY - New Yorkers may be riveted by the Wall Street meltdown, but another kind of heat could have more devastating consequences. Advocates across the state are "pedaling" a message to the Empire State capitol that climate change is what really matters. Blair Horner with the New York Publi ...Read More

Charleston, WV – Flower delivery vans are as busy today in some areas of West Virginia as they are on Valentine's Day. It's "Take a Flower to Childcare Day," an occasion to raise awareness about the importance of high-quality childcare, not just to children and their families, but to everyone ...Read More

Portland, OR – It's not Oregon kids who are failing, it's the system that's failing them. The new annual report card from Children First for Oregon gives the state a "D" for child well-being for the second year in a row. The report rates the progress the state made in 2007 on its goals: reduci ...Read More

Tucson, AZ - A second trial begins today in Tucson for Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Corbett, accused of shooting and killing an undocumented immigrant last year. Corbett says he shot Francisco Dominguez-Rivera in self-defense. Border Action Network director Jennifer Allen says the tragedy could ha ...Read More

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