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Archive: March 9, 2015

PHOTO: Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is leaning firsthand through letters from school students of the challenges they face, caused by classroom overcrowding and years of educational budget cuts. Photo courtesy Gov. Ducey's office.

PHOENIX - Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is hearing directly from school students about the challenges they face each day. Dana Wolfe Naimark, president with Children's Action Alliance, says students from across the state recently sent letters to the governor that tell a story of overcrowding and under ...Read More

Photo: Recent snow days have left many North Carolina children hungry. Photo courtesy;

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. - While many North Carolina kids have rejoiced in the multitude of snow days experienced in recent weeks, others are left looking for their next meal. More than 600,000 children in the Tar Heel state are at risk for hunger and slightly more than that receive free or reduced-pric ...Read More

PHOTO: Florida school leaders cry foul over faulty testing software and say the state wasn’t ready for new standards. Photo courtesy

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida's new system for standardized testing of public school students so far gets a failing grade. The computerized exams, known as the FSAs, had to be temporarily suspended in many of the state's largest school districts because of technical glitches with the testing s ...Read More

PHOTO: Entrepreneur Emily Bennington is telling state lawmakers not to roll back a tank safety and clean water law. She says doing it would risk chasing away people like her - young businesspeople with families. Photo by Dan Heyman.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A bill at the Legislature to roll back much of a year-old storage tank safety law could hurt West Virginia's economy, according to many of the state's small businesses. Emily Bennington is the kind of person development experts say West Virginia should work to attract. ...Read More

PHOTO: A clean water group says Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to reinvest in the state environmental agencies could help Pennsylvania meet its commitment to clean up the tributaries of Chesapeake Bay, which would result in a significant payoff. Photo by Kelly Donaldson and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Part of Governor Tom Wolf's proposed budget is an investment toward saving Pennsylvanians $6 billion a year, according to a clean water group's analysis. Wolf's fiscal year spending blueprint budgets more for the environmental protection, natural resources and agriculture departme ...Read More

PHOTO: Advocates for after-school educational programs fear changes to

LANSING, Mich. - Funding for after-school programs that keep many Michigan kids engaged and safe could be in jeopardy, which has education advocates heading to Washington to plead their case. The federal dollars that fund these programs are part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, bette ...Read More

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