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Lee Hieb Runs For Iowa Governor On Promise To Repeal Common Core

Lee Hieb Runs for Iowa Governor on Promise to Repeal Common Core

Lee Hieb Runs for Iowa Governor on Promise to Repeal Common Core

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) is expected to win reelection to a 6th term easily. He has maintained a 15 point lead over State Senator Jack Hatch (D-Des Moines) and has a massive war chest built up. In recent polling, however, his support has fallen.

Madison executive makes it official: Will not run for governor

Madison executive makes it official: Will not run for governor

Madison business executive Kevin Conroy confirmed speculation Sunday that he would not run for governor after Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett declared his candidacy at his home at noon on Sunday. Conroy said he supports Barrett. “I think that Tom has the ...

UN Myanmar envoy worried over camps for displaced

UN Myanmar envoy worried over camps for displaced

Yanghee Lee spoke Saturday at the end of a 10-day fact-finding mission to Myanmar, her first in the capacity of U.N. rapporteur. She visited western Rakhine state, where since 2012, violence bertween Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims left at least 280 ...

Scoop: Common Core sticker shock - Student loan vote a done deal - What's next for No Child Left Behind - FCC approves ConnectED

Scoop: Common Core sticker shock - Student loan vote a done deal - What's next for No Child Left Behind - FCC approves ConnectED

Our promise here at Morning Education is to cut through the clutter ... from our fellow education reporters around the country. MORNING EDUCATION SCOOP: COMMON CORE STICKER SHOCK " The tests for Common Core standards are almost guaranteed to be more ...

FBI: Information on child migrants stolen in scam

FBI: Information on child migrants stolen in scam

Special agent Michelle Lee tells the San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/1ur5GVq ) that information was obtained for children being held at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland and at Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma. She says scammers posing as charity ...

Grand opening for Siemens

Grand opening for Siemens

The governor went on to promise Siemens, "through our first ever energy plan ... The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Legislature had the authority to repeal Common Core education standards for English and math in the state's public schools.

State budget talks hold promise, then halt

State budget talks hold promise, then halt

That bill - separate from the larger budget proposal introduced Tuesday - has sparked massive protests at the Capitol for seeking to repeal most collective bargaining ... plans for the poor still have money to run for weeks into the future, allowing ...

House Republican will try to derail repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'

House Republican will try to derail repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'

Never mind that nearly 80% of all Americans supported the repeal of the military's discriminatory "don ... Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office. If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election ...

Promise Place School to Provide Permanent Housing, Education for LGBT Homeless Youth in MA

Promise Place School to Provide Permanent Housing, Education for LGBT Homeless Youth in MA

Kathy A. Felt, board president and chief operations officer of Promise Place School, shared how her experience developing and running group homes for youth will contribute to the creation and impact of Promise Place School on the lives of LGBT youth.

Overflow crowd turns out to hear McCain in suburban KC

Overflow crowd turns out to hear McCain in suburban KC

Lee's Summit, Mo. " Several thousand people turned out to greet GOP presidential candidate John McCain and his vice presidential pick Sarah Palin on Monday in the Kansas City area. "This state, we must win, and we will win," McCain said at the Pavilion ...

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