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Obama says education dollars are wasted?

by Craig Masters In May 2012 President Obama’s budget request was completely rejected by Congress, failing to receive even a single vote. That budget proposal was so bad, not even Nancy Pelosi voted it.Thank God that the children trapped in … Continue reading

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Feds: submit school board to evaluation to get funding

by Jack Minor —   In what some have said is an attempt to assert more local control over local schools, the Obama administration has said individual school districts can now apply for Race to the Top funds if they … Continue reading

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Behind every great man…

By Craig Masters Speaking at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Student Summit on the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham, Tuesday, Senior Presidential Advisor, Valerie Jarrett, explained Obama’s economic policy on unemployment. In her speech, broadcast nationwide … Continue reading

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Obama statement on compulsory attendance raise red flag among homeschoolers

by Matt Lacy – President Obama’s call to states to curb dropout rates by forcing students to remain in high school until they graduate has raised concerns among homeschoolers. In the President’s State of the Union message Tuesday evening, Obama … Continue reading

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D6 employees: “We’ll lose our jobs if we speak out”

Story and photo By Jack Minor  Former and current School District 6 employees spoke out during a town hall meeting held by Brett Reese saying they were afraid to discuss the problems in the district, fearing it might cost them … Continue reading

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Maintaining the Status Quo or The Emperor’s New Clothes

I am not speaking as a board member but as a citizen of District 6 schools. It’s difficult to report month after month that our District is, and will continue to fail the majority of our children.  Admittedly, it is … Continue reading

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