Category Archives: Education

Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts Across Federal Government

Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the Department of Education’s requirements on investigations. by Jessica Huseman and Annie Waldman ProPublica, June 15, 2017, 8 a.m. An American … Continue reading

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Sweet Home Alabama?

Alabama counties cut 85% of their food stamp participants with no work in sight By Walter Einenkel Tuesday Jun 06, 2017 · 2:45 PM EDT Maybe he can find a job at that abandoned building? REBLOGGED BY Daily Kos Social … Continue reading

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Trade Schools in Suffolk County

By Elaine DiMasi (exploring a run as Dem. candidate for Congress in NY CD-1) Let’s Reach Our Full Potential! I want to grow our Trade Schools, as a third strong pillar to stand beside our renowned K-12 system and our … Continue reading

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Punishing Students?

Letter to the East Hampton Star   Dear David: For the past eight years, I ran a non-profit that taught financial literacy. One of the most gnawing problems facing our young is the burden of student debt. Mr. Trump has … Continue reading

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This Brought a Big Smile to my Face

By Bob Brody: This brought a big smile to my face: A petition I was so happy to sign. Click on this link to see the pictures. As per http://parentstogetheraction.org “We Delivered 600,000 Save PBS Kids Petitions to Congress On … Continue reading

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What has Zeldin Actually Done ?

Letter to the Editor by Tina Plesset, published in the East Hampton Star, 3/17/2017 “What Has He Done?” Educators and kids are doing what our leaders should be doing — implementing a hopeful worldview through example. Our Representative Lee Zeldin … Continue reading

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“School Voucher” for the Trump Family

Posted on FB by a friend earlier today – gone viral? Immediately after the election, Trump transition spokesman Jason Miller explained that Melania would be staying in New York because there was “obviously a sensitivity to pulling out a 10-year-old … Continue reading

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