Feds to Investigate Alleged Discrimination in Aid to NY Schools

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The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights is investigating complaints filed by two New York school district superintendents claiming state aid to public schools discriminates against minority, disabled, and non-English speaking students. Dr. Ken Eastwood, superintendent of the Middletown City School District, and Larry Spring, superintendent of the Schenectady City School District, filed …

Washington State Voters Face Opposing Gun Initiatives in Wake of School Shooting

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Voters in Washington State face two opposing gun initiatives on the ballot next week in the wake of a high school shooting that has fanned the flames of an already heated campaign between Second Amendment and gun control supporters.

Those pushing for more gun control in the state used the school shooting as an opportunity to push their agenda within hours after the incident, even though facts about the shooter and the weapon were not yet known.