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Ex-Con, Future Congressman? Former Gov. Edwin Edwards Campaigns Again

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 21:38
Common Core at core of state school's chief campaign
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 21:00
PHOENIX — Republican Diane Douglas said voters should elect her as the next state schools chief to save education in Arizona from “people in the ivory towers that actually have the audacity to refer to our children as human capital.” Douglas, a former Peoria school board member, is facing Democrat David Garcia, an ASU associate professor of education, in the race for Arizona’s superintendent of public instruction.
Bobby Jindal goes to Iowa, and heads back to New Hampshire, D.C.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 17:12
Gov. Bobby Jindal is traveling to New Hampshire for the second time this month and Washington D.C. for the second time this week. He will also visit Iowa over the weekend. Jindal, a potential presidential candidate, is ostensibly traveling to New Hampshire and Iowa to help local Republican candidates for office. But the two states are also key for anyone seeking the Oval Office.
Young Louisiana voters becoming rising force
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 14:31
According to Tufts University’s Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, Louisianans ages 18 to 29 vote at a higher rate than many other places in the U.S. “In this year’s U.S. Senate race in Louisiana, youth voters have the ability to make a decisive impact,” the center’s Director Peter Levine said in a news release. The Tufts center analyzed population surveys from the 2010 midterm and 2012 presidential elections and found…
Common Core speaker at Millburn's Bauer Center
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 11:36
A critic of the Common Core standards will speak at the Bauer Community Center in Taylor Park Friday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Duke Pesta, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, is the Academic Director of FreedomProject Education and his lecture tomorrow night is being sponsored by Preserve Our Schools, a grass roots organization started by resident Doug Cundey.
New technology center expected to bring 800 jobs to Bossier
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 09:34
BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Seven months after the initial announcement, Governor Bobby Jindal returned for a ceremonial ground breaking Thursday afternoon, September 25, in Bossier City. It involves the creation of 16-hundred new jobs through the Fortune 500 company Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC). It's not every day you see a ground breaking ceremony take place inside, like what unfolded at the Cyber Innovation Center.
Common Core losing support of Tennessee teachers
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 05:12
Susan Stiner, standing, leads high school educators in a TNCore summer training session at South Pittsburg High School in June. Photo by Dan Henry. enlarge photo Support for Common Core among Tennessee teachers has waned so much since last year that a majority now opposes the academic standards, a new statewide survey shows.
Common Core math homework frustrates Beaverton parents: Share your experience
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 13:08
I'm hearing from some parents that they're struggling to help their kids with the new Common Core math homework, including at the lower grades. The processes and terminology differ and parents are worried that their old-school methods will confuse their kids. "It's a whole different structure," said Erroll Hassell Elementary parent Kyle Schmitgall. "You should be able to do second or third grade math, which I could do the old way, but I want to…
Math Common Core: What parents should know
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 12:07
LONG HILL TWP – The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in mathematics were adopted by the New Jersey State Board of Education in 2009. In addition to New Jersey, 46 other states have also adopted these standards. These standards replaced the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS) in math which had originally been implemented in 1996. The prior standards had been described as being “a mile wide and an inch deep,” meaning that they…
Ozark Educator On Common Core Panel Meets With Parents
Monday, 22 September 2014 17:38
OZARK, Mo. -- After two days of meetings in Jefferson City that have set the tone for a review of the Common Core education standards, a local educator returned to continue the conversation in Ozark on Tuesday night. "Our number one concern is your number one concern and that's our kids," Ozark Assistant Superintendent of Schools Dr. Craig Carson told a small crowd of parents.

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