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Los Angeles teachers overwhelmingly expressed "no confidence" in L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy in the first vote of its kind in the nation's second-largest school system. In the weeklong referendum that ended Wednesday, 91% of the participating teachers...
Cardin should focus more onbudget, less on columns To the editor: “Quick action can fend off sequestration” is the headline on Sen. Ben Cardin’s column of Feb. 27. He uses the first six paragraphs of this column to promote the...
Early voting for the April election begins March 25 in Lake County, and the increasingly popular option may influence how people campaign — particularly regarding a multimillion-dollar bond issue referendum question in Township High School...
Glenbrook High School District 225 is projecting a dip in its fund balance over the next five years that could slip below the amount the district likes to maintain. The current fund balance — or the reserve — is at about 65 percent of what...
— City government could be shrinking, or at least the number of commissioners running it. A proposed referendum would eliminate two of six commission seats. With the mayor's position, that would give the city a five-member commission, similar to...
Tags: Lauderdale Lakes, Elections, Politics, Voting, Local Elections
Many Maryland politicians spritz on Eau de Hypocrisy at least occasionally. But Gov. Martin O'Malley and fellow Democrats bathed in it with their support for the inaccurately labeled Referendum Integrity Act, an effort to make it harder for citizens to...
With a slew of contested local elections on the upcoming ballot, candidates are scheduled to field questions from the audience in a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Highland Park/ Highwood. The debate is scheduled to begin at noon March...
Tags: Gardens and Parks, Elections, Bonds, Politics, Voting
As an elected official, I've introduced legislation this session titled the Referendum Integrity Act, which seeks to address shortfalls in Maryland's referendum system while also making the process of gathering signatures in Maryland more transparent...
Tags: Laws, Public Officials, Elections, Politics, Judges
Letters to the editor from Highland Park and Deerfield residents. NRA nonsense Those who favor gun control should be delighted that the National Rifle Association has chosen Wayne LaPierre as its spokesman and advocate to oppose gun control....
Township High School District 113's proposed $89 million referendum isn't practical, well devised or sensible. It is only the initial phase of Superintendent George V. Fornero's master plan, the first piece of the pie. Once again, as in the proposed...
Letters to the editor from Highland Park and Deerfield residents. Excellence in education My wife, Ann, and I are in our 80s, live in High School District 113 and, though we're retired, we strongly support a yes vote in the Highland Park and Deerfield...
Tags: Public Officials, Conservation, Elections, Politics, Voting
PIERRE -- State senators decided Wednesday that local voters should have the opportunity for the final word if their school board decides to put armed sentinels in the district’s buildings and at school events. That major change was one of...
Tags: Stan Adelstein, Elections, Politics, Voting, Jim White
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