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General educational issues, including K-12, higher education and lifelong learning.

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Selected documents, Facebook groups, websites and more to help you #resist

The Scoop on Mindy Lambert, UA School Board Candidate.

This article is reprinted courtesy of the author, John Perry:

 
Mindy Lambert came to our door one recent evening. When I answered, she thrust a 5.5 x 8.5 color glossy card in my hand, said she was running for school board, gave a quick smile and turned and left without waiting for a reply. So I did a little research...
 

Action item: Stand with Ed on College Affordability

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald is announcing a major proposal on college affordability. It will affect families saving for college, the rising cost of tuition, and student loan debt.

We need people to stand with Ed at the important event. Please RSVP if you're able to attend to lauren.hitt@edfitzgerald.org.

We're asking folks to arrive at 1:15 tomorrow at the corner of Corner of E Spring St and N Washington Ave. If you have any problems finding us, please call 443-370-3205

UAPA September Newsletter

This month's newsletter features:

This Wednesday's (September 25) meeting with administrators from UA Schools. Find out more about the status and prospects of the schools, including the replacement levy, Issue 52.

Our members, Carolyn Casper and Carol Mohr who are running for UA City Council and the UA School Board.

Book Club selections for September, Reducing Gun Violence in America and October, Citizenville.

If you didn't receive a copy, subscribe.

Meet Maureen Reedy - Ohio House District 24 Candidate

Join Maureen Reedy on Friday, May 18th at 6:00 pm for a Meet the Candidate ~ Rock the Statehouse night with Colin & The Lonely Bones FREE Happy Hour show at Woodlands Tavern in Grandview, Great music and fun with friends!  Maureen is running for the Ohio House of Representatives District 24 this November.

Information about Issues

This is a source for all things Issue-related.

If you wonder  about the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare") or the Republican war on women and women's rights, we will have some information for you,

If you wrote a letter to the editor about an issue, we would be glad to publish it whether or not the newspaper does.

If you want to know more about a current petition drive--whether to sign or to participate--we can help you find out more.

One teacher's story

Wisconsin teacher reveals why she is protecting her union

From the Capital Times, Madison, Wisconsin
 
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This is the voice of one Madison teacher whose soul-searching lead her to the Capitol to protest the budget repair bill.

Education Rally This Friday!

Meet

Governor Ted Strickland

and

US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan


this Friday at a rally for education reform in Ohio.

Ted/Arne

Friday, May 8th at 11:45 AM

The West Lawn of the Schottenstein Center

The Ohio State University

555 Borror Rd

Columbus, OH 43210 [directions]

Please RSV here.

Class Dismissed in Swat Valley

A short NYTimes documentary profiling an 11-year-old Pakistani girl on the last day before the Taliban closed down her school. It's worth watching.

February 4, 2007 Newsletter

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News from the front lines of the grassroots!

February 4, 2007

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