Archive for March, 2014

Freetown, Lakeville differ on fiscal 2015 school budget

FREETOWN — When it comes to the fiscal 2015 Freetown-Lakeville school budget, officials in the district's two towns have distinctly different ideas.

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State Makes Concessions To Keep Alcoa

The Cuomo admnistration agrees to cut the number of jobs Alcoa has to keep in Massena, gives the company another break on its utility bill.

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LAUSD Superintendent Deasy Claims California's Teacher Tenure, Dismissal Laws Hinder Education

LAUSD Superintindent Deasy says laws protecting teachers from termination erode school systems’ budgets, hurt students’ chances for success and lower morale among other educators

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Who is foolin’ who today?

Dear Nesta, How yuh goin’, girlchile? Now I hope you remember wuh day it is today, an’ try not to leh any o’ dem disgustin’ people out dey mek a fool o’ you. Dese “pranksters” like to mek a mess o’ people an’ den turn ’roun’ an’ laugh an’ call yuh “April Fool” when duh ketch yuh out. So watch it! Las’ All Fool’s Day, Philomena receive a phone call dat mornin’ wid de news she was de winner o’ a …

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Gatsas proposes 297M budget for Manchester

Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas asked aldermen to work with him in closing a $6 million shortfall in the proposed $297 million budget for the2015 fiscal year he formally presented Monday night.

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Nothing ‘off the table’ for Iowa City school cuts

IOWA CITY – The Iowa City Community School District has not yet decided exactly how it is going to cut its spending by $3.6 million, but one official said it will be noticeable to students and parents. Extracurricular activities, course offerings and even entire subject areas are being analyzed, Craig Hansel, the district’s chief financial [...]

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