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  • Franklin Graham, Tim Keller will be guests on ABC’s ‘This Week’

     
    For Easter, ABC's "This Week" will offer interviews with the Rev. Franklin Graham and Pastor Tim Keller. Graham is president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, and Keller wrote "The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism."...
  • Sunday shows: Rice, Graham, Rubin, O'Neill

     
    Also appearing on Sunday shows are John McCain, Rick Santorum, Michael Bloomberg, Joe Lieberman, Michael Bennett, Nicholas Burns and Randi Weingarten....
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 24 - 30 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 24 - 30 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • National union leader Weingarten to visit Orlando tomorrow

     
    Randi Weingarten, the firebrand president of the American Federation of Teachers and the best-known national spokesperson for teachers, will be visiting Orlando on Thursday. “Randi wanted to come to Orlando to see a community that’s doing...
  • Hillsborough hosting conference on teacher quality/pay next week (all local districts sending representatives)

     
    The Hillsborough school district — which won millions from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to rethink teacher evaluations and pay — has invited superintendents and union leaders to a conference on that topic next week. Rep...
  • Michelle Rhee’s agenda: Fix “broken” education system, a “bureaucracy about adults”

     
    Michelle Rhee, now an education adviser to Gov. Rick Scott, today released her new organization's agenda for fixing America's “broken” education system. Rhee, the former chancellor for Washington, D.C. schools, launched the group StudentsFirst...
  • Florida political parties raise $63 million; Scott gives himself $73 million

     
    The Florida Republican and Democratic parties reported nearly identical $31.6 million campaign-cash hauls Friday for the ten-week period from Aug. 20 through this week's fundraising deadline, blowing away what Democrats raised in...
  • Outside money pours into Florida congressional races

     
    From Sentinel reporters Scott Powers and Mark Matthews: In the last two weeks, a trio of outside groups have come to the defense of U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson — spending about $110,000 on canvassing and web ads to help the Orlando Democrat against his...
  • National unions, state workers, and teachers betting big on Sink

     
    PERRY – With hundreds of thousands of ballots already cast in the governor’s race, Alex Sink is scrounging for votes in small North Florida communities with a style reminiscent of Democratic candidates of decades past – appealing to their...
  • Sunday shows: Rubio, Axelrod, Clinton, Queen Rania

     
    Also, chief Tea Party Express strategist Sal Russo, Arne Duncan, Steny Hoyer, John Boehner, Kevin McCarthy, Ken Buck, Mike Pence, Dick Durbin, Mitch McConnell, Nick Clegg, Shimon Peres, Abdullah Gul, Marsha Blackburn and Cathy Rodgers....
  • Obama wants 10,000 new STEM teachers, U.S. DOE encourages Americans to teach

     
    President Barack Obama announced today that he wants 10,000 new STEM teachers (science, technology, engineering and math) recruited in the next two years. The White House said the push is part of an effort to improve math and science education, so that...