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Archive: January 17, 2011

ELLSWORTH, Wis. - A third-generation teacher from Ellsworth has been selected to serve on a panel which will craft a new vision of the teaching profession. Shelly Moore, who teaches English and drama at Ellsworth High School, is one of 21 U.S. teachers picked for the National Education Association ...Read More

MINNEAPOLIS - As Americans celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., African-American leaders locally and nationally are calling for action to help the nation's black children. Two newly released reports commissioned by the Children's Defense Fund chronicle a growing crisis in the black c ...Read More

RICHMOND, Va. - One of the results of the recession has been a rise in the amount of homelessness in America. According to a new report that looked at each state, there was a 3-percent increase nationally in 2008 and 2009. In Virginia, the increase was 4.5 percent, but that's just part of the pictu ...Read More

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Some Tennessee educators are challenging the wisdom of politicians' promises to apply business principles to public education. Newly inaugurated Gov. Bill Haslam touted his skills at running a major transportation service in his campaign, and promised to reform state government b ...Read More

BELLINGHAM, Wash. - The recommendations of a 16-member Higher Education Funding Task Force are in, and Gov. Christine Gregoire is asking the Legislature to adopt them. But the chief spokesman for faculty members at Washington's six publicly funded four-year institutions says the panel's plans are u ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - Oregon is expecting $44 million to arrive this week, an emergency boost to the federal money already allocated to help with heating bills for people who would otherwise face utility shutoffs. The need for heating assistance is up sharply this year, according to Melissa Torgerson, ener ...Read More

TIGARD, Ore. - Educators from across Oregon met with state and community leaders over the weekend to share ideas about how to improve schools despite looming cuts triggered by the state's $3.5 billion budget shortfall. Teachers, administrators and leaders of PTAs and community groups got together S ...Read More

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Arizona's physically, mentally and emotionally-challenged youths will have a league of their own in just a few weeks, as they begin playing in the new Miracle League of Arizona stadium in Scottsdale. Dan Haran, Sr., father of the former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher, heads the op ...Read More

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