Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Offer pitches education reform as extension of criminal-justice reform

The next several months might show crucial to the future of Georgia s children, in manner in which have absolutely nothing to do with Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

Is a procedure that s likewise on the ballot this November: The Opportunity School District sought by Gov. Nathan Deal. That referendum will be followed in January by the governor’s long-awaited package of education reforms, consisting of changes to the method the state disperses money to schools.

They all fit together, Deal stated during an interview recently, discussing OSD 300mg supplements and the reform package. If we don’t do something about the worst of the worst, then not only statistically are we going to continue to look bad, but in functionality, we’re going to continue to suffer the consequences of students who are being needed to attend failing schools.

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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Court guidelines D.C. underserves and under identifies preschoolers with disabilities

The D.C. government is appealing a federal court ruling that said the city is offering inadequate services to children with unique needs who have yet to enter the school system.

The appeal is the current turn in a long-running legal fight over whether the District government is abiding by federal education laws and doing enough to deal with disabilities and developmental hold-ups amongst preschoolers.

If the decision stands, the city will be needed to determine and examine more children in between the ages of 3 and 5 in requirement of special-education services, according to the United States District Courts May ruling. The District appealed the choice last week.

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Rio federal government declares 'public catastrophe' over finances ahead of Olympics

The Rio de Janeiro state federal government stated a state of "public disaster" on Friday, cautioning that extreme economic steps would have to be executed to effectively host the Olympic Games in August.

The statement, published late Friday on the state federal government's web site, said that emergency actions are essential to avoid a "overall collapse in public safety, health, education, transport and ecological management."

Brazil has actually been mired in a sharp recession in the past two years, which has made it hard to correctly money the approximated $10 billion the country is investing in Olympic venues and facilities tasks to support the Games. Those expenses have added to extensive protests throughout Brazil, as citizens complain that the money should be invested in healthcare facilities, schools and emergency situation services instead.

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014