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Back To School Four Days A Week

IRENE, S.D. (AP) — When the nearly 300 students of the Irene-Wakonda School District returned to school this week, they found a lot of old friends, teachers and familiar routines awaiting them. But one thing was missing: Friday classes. This district in the rolling farmland of southeastern South Dakota is among the latest to adopt […]

August 21, 2011

The Attack Of The 50-Foot Petition! NYC Activists Protest Education Cuts

Parents and activists unveiled seven 50-foot-long lists of signatures — totaling more than 16,000 — petitioning against Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed budget, which includes cuts to New York City schools, today at City Hall. “Unless you’re stupid or ignorant, you understand that 20,000 of your constituents have signed this, and don’t want you to make these […]

June 17, 2011