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The federal "No Child Left Behind" law turns five today and critics say it isn't giving the whole picture of Oregon schools. A coalition of one ...Read More
"No Child Left Behind" has produced mostly frustration according to many educators. The president of the North Dakota Education Association says ...Read More
On its fifth birthday, the "No Child Left Behind" education law is due for a major overhaul, according to a coalition of over 100 education, civil ...Read More
As tax time approaches, New Mexicans are leaving between $76 million and $136 million with the IRS that could be claimed by low-income families ...Read More
A blueprint for Ohio's economy released today calls on the incoming governor and state lawmakers to make key investments in education, ...Read More
A new poll shows Washington voters are crying foul over proposed plans to use tax dollars to build a new stadium for the Seattle Sonics. Over half ...Read More
There's some good and bad news in the just-released 2006 South Dakota Kids Count Factbook, which tracks the well-being of South Dakota kids. Carole ...Read More
The first woman speaker of the U.S. House has been sworn in. The Minnesota House is also now headed by a woman. That's a big deal, according to ...Read More
Washington's minimum-wage workers got a 30 cent an hour cost-of-living increase beginning this week, giving the state the best minimum wage in the ...Read More
A proposed state law would help put Wisconsin-grown food on your dinner table. The "Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin" initiative unveiled today would ...Read More
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