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Obama’s school policies called ‘Bush III’

In a speech on reauthorizing No Child Left Behind , Education Secretary Arne Duncan gave the law “credit for exposing achievement gaps, and for requiring that we measure our efforts to improve education by looking at outcomes, rather than inputs.” Duncan called for developing better tests to monitor progress and more focus on student growth. But the biggest problem with NCLB is that it doesn’t encourage high learning standards. In fact, it inadvertently encourages states to lower them. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-26 21:39:06

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GOP Rep. Claims He ‘Was Proud To Support’ GI Bill That He Voted Against

Last week, President Bush signed into law a new GI Bill that doubled educational benefits for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan ... education. … With the huge impact the GI bill has had on America and the debt that we all owe ... Enlisted Association, respectively.” Like other conservatives, Turner is trying to erase [more...]

Date: 2008-07-07 17:37:04

Daily Links: 5k5k Edition

From time-to-time, I like to highlight GRS-reader projects. Chett wrote to share an idea he’s trying to get off the ground ... a 5,000-meter (3.1-mile) run and saving $5,000 (or paying off $5,000 in debt). As you know, I think ... in Oregon may resurrect mandatory personal finance education. When I was in school, state law [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 00:30:30

“Mr. President Elect, have fun this week and next…but don’t forget the average American!”

President Elect Obama dined with the conservative elite last night…read below and post your thought... Yes, I know I have had enormous advantages in my life — including the biggest one: my parents could pay for my education (I did use student loans for law school at Georgetown but back then it meant [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 15:46:21

Bush Would Leave Legacy He Never Imagined

Bush-george-13 Wars. Recession. Bailouts. Debt. Gloom. The unvarnished review of George W ... . He got his tax cuts and education law in the first term, then swung hard and missed on Social Security [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 12:43:03

Think-tank Roundup 18 - 18th July 2008

Think-tank Roundup 18 - 18th July 2008 From the desk of cassilis ·July 18, 2008 at 12:35 pm · Filed under All WW, Blog Roundups, Media, Politics, ... education – ‘Featuring a foreword from Schools Minister Andrew Adonis, this collection brings together ... Law in the Making: Influence and Change in the Legislative Process”. The report “analyses [more...]

Date: 2008-07-18 11:35:53

H&R Block Tax Facts

Perfect Storm: New tax laws, unstable economy highlight need to ensure fair share come tax time H& ... , educating taxpayers on a range of topics, including the recovery rebate credit, first-time homebuyer ... and Economic Recovery Act, this past year saw major tax law changes and extensions. So, with the start [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 06:13:22

Democrat culture of corruption- Richardson chapter

Ex-investment officer says N.M. lost $90 millionby Tim KorteAssociated Press Writer A former investment officer for the state's educational pension ... in collateralized debt obligations offered by Chicago-based Vanderbilt Capital Advisors and Vanderbilt ... governing board. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of the state under a 2007 law, seeks damages [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:40:17

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