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  • Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers

    Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers
    With more children being diagnosed with disabilities and the goal of inclusive classrooms firmly in place, the special education landscape continues to progress. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in every 110 children in the...
  • Bachmann's had her share of government aid

    Rep. Michele Bachmann has been propelled into the 2012 presidential contest in part by her insistent calls to reduce federal spending, a pitch in tune with the big-government antipathy gripping many conservatives. But theMinnesota Republican and her...
  • School free-lunch program dogged by abuses at CPS

    School free-lunch program dogged by abuses at CPS
    When a teachers assistant at Chicago's North-Grand High School handed in her child's lunch form last school year, it showed that her household made too much money for the child to receive free lunches. So the school's assistant clerk told the woman to...
  • U.S. mayors call for infrastructure spending and protection of grant programs

     
    The U.S. Conference of Mayors is out with a new report that describes the economic beat down American cities endured at the hands of the Great Recession. The goal of the report is to remind lawmakers that U.S. cities drive the economy, and that cuts in...
  • As cities' struggles persist, Congress must act, mayors say

     
    Mayors of U.S. cities want Congress to act. An economic forecast issued Wednesday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors is part of an effort to prod Congress into passing jobs-creation legislation....
  • County Commissioners Push Transportation Funding, Human Services At Capitol Newser.

     
    Pennsylvania's County Commissioners ... ... said they're onboard with the Corbett administration's plan to reshape the way the state delivers money for human service programs used by county governments. During his budget address yesterday, the...
  • Casey amendment could mean more money for PA bridges

     
    The long-delayed re-authorization of the law that provides most of the federal road, bridge and mass-transit funding for the states finally passed the Senate today. Though House approval is still required, an amendment tacked on by Sen. Bob Casey would...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Five days and counting.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Felllow Seekers. It's Tuesday, June 26, 2012. And there are a mere five days to go before the start of the new fiscal year. In 1948, the U.S. began its famed Berlin Airlift. In 1956, Congress approved......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Three days and counting.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House convenes at 9:30 a.m. this morning to finally begin consideration of the 2012-13 state budget. The chamber broke for the night last night without beginning an expected debate on the $27,66 billion.......
  • Early Evening Budget Update: The Details Emerge.

     
    Pennsylvania’s four state-related universities and the 14 state-owned universities would likely receive the same amount of money as they did last year; public schools and public libraries would also be level-funded, but a program that provides...
  • L.A. Chamber doles out college scholarships

     
    Wilson High School graduate Audrey Lopez has long dreamed of working for NASA as an electrical engineer. But she figured she would never be able to afford college on the salary of her mother, a county social services worker and the family breadwinner....