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fox cities schools struggle to find substitute teachers


neenah, wis. — fox cities public schools are having a hard time finding enough substitute teachers.neenah joint school district spokesman jim strick tells the post-crescent (http://post.cr/2jqya5r ) that the district has about 20 spots to fill every day as teachers call in sick or take personal days. filling day-to-day holes is harder than finding long-term subs when teachers take a leave of absence or have a child.appleton area school district human resources director julie king says it's easier to fill a spot at middle or high schools, where teachers with a period to prepare lessons can step in if needed.king says the shortage isn't due to more teachers being sick, but retirements over the past several years that have allowed the district to hire young educators, who are more likely to t






fox cities schools struggle to find substitute teachers


neenah, wis. — fox cities public schools are having a hard time finding enough substitute teachers.neenah joint school district spokesman jim strick told the post-crescent (http://post.cr/2jqya5r ) that the district has about 20 spots to fill every day as teachers call in sick or take personal days. filling day-to-day holes is harder than finding long-term subs when teachers take a leave of absence or have a child.appleton area school district human resources director julie king said it's easier to fill a spot at middle or high schools, where teachers with a period to prepare lessons can step in if needed."it's not as challenging at the high school level as it is in the elementaries," king said. "elementary is our most challenging because they have a pretty rigorous schedule."king said the






us, louisiana schools reach pact in 1965 desegregation case


new orleans — officials from a louisiana school district have reached a new agreement with the u.s. justice department to desegregate three nearly all-black schools in a case that dates back to 1965.if all of the agreement's requirements are met, federal supervision of the schools in st. james parish could end in three years.the 27-page pact requires the st. james district to implement a new ignment plan to desegregate the three elementary schools. the district also must revise its code of conduct to ensure fairness in disciplinary matters, and will take steps to recruit a diverse pool of applicants for faculty and staff vacancies.court records show a federal judge approved the plan monday.the justice department said in a news release tuesday that federal and school officials had worked "h






osseo area schools forms partnership to diversify teacher workforce


osseo area schools and metropolitan state university officials formalized their partnership to create a more diverse workforce during a signing ceremony monday.osseo area schools is collaborating with the university’s school of urban education as part of an effort to recruit more teachers of color.  school districts national and locally are dealing with a shortage in teachers overall as well as teachers of color.teachers of color make up only five percent of the teacher workforce in osseo while students of color account for 55 percent of students, according to the district. waleid h an, who grew up in the school district, is one of two teachers of color at osseo senior high school, he said. h an along with staff from the district and metropolitan state university attended the signing event






monday spare the air alert issued – the mercury news


the bay area air quality mana ent district has issued a winter spare the air alert for the region on monday. indoor and outdoor wood burning will be banned for the full 24 hours.monday’s regional air quality is forecast to be unhealthy, according to the baaqmd. the wood-burning ban will be in effect for southern sonoma and southwestern solano counties and the bay area’s other seven counties, the air quality district reports. it will be illegal monday for bay area residents to burn wood or other solid fuels in fireplaces, wood stoves and inserts, pellet stoves, outdoor fire-pits or other wood-burning devices.winter air pollution is mainly caused by particulates or soot pollution from wood smoke, the district reminds. smoke from wood-burning fires is linked to illnesses such as asthma, bronc






osseo area schools forms partnership to diversify teacher workforce


osseo area schools and metropolitan state university officials formalized their partnership to create a more diverse workforce during a signing ceremony monday.osseo area schools is collaborating with the university’s school of urban education as part of an effort to recruit more teachers of color.  school districts national and locally are dealing with a shortage in teachers overall as well as teachers of color.teachers of color make up only five percent of the teacher workforce in osseo while students of color account for 55 percent of students, according to the district. waleid h an, who grew up in the school district, is one of two teachers of color at osseo senior high school, he said. h an along with staff from the district and metropolitan state university attended the signing event






woman, found dead at highlands ranch home; authorities say there’s no community


a 39-year-old woman and a juvenile were found dead monday morning at a home in highlands ranch.the douglas county sheriff’s office says their bodies were discovered about 7:30 a.m. on crestmore way.authorities say the crime scene was immediately secured by deputies and an investigation was launched.“we’re very early on in this investigation,” said chief deputy steve johnson. “we still have a lot of interviews to do. we have a lot of things to put together.”investigators have identified the woman as cristi benavides, who they say was living at the home temporarily. the ’s name and age have not been released.the douglas county school district, however, sent a letter home to parents on monday night informing them of the death of emma benavides, a fifth-grader at northridge elementary school.“






boulder da named to pot advisory group for trump administration – the denver pos


boulder district attorney stan garnett has been selected to join a group of prosecutors from across the country who will help advise the donald trump administration on policies regarding marijuana.the national district attorney’s ociation created a policy group featuring 14 district attorneys who will issue advice on possible law or policy changes regarding marijuana as more and more states legalize it.garnett said he is the only active prosecutor from colorado in the group, but said there are also das from california and oregon — other states with recreational marijuana — in the group. garnett said while there are a wide variety of states in different stages of marijuana legalization represented in the group, he said for the most part ndaa still is a conservative group, which is why he fe






osseo area schools forms partnership to diversify teacher workforce


superintendent kate maguire and metropolitan state university president virginia arthur sign a joint agreement at osseo senior high school monday. osseo area schools and metropolitan state university officials formalized their partnership to create a more diverse workforce during a signing ceremony monday.osseo area schools is collaborating with the university’s school of urban education as part of an effort to recruit more teachers of color.  school districts national and locally are dealing with a shortage in teachers overall as well as teachers of color.teachers of color make up only five percent of the teacher workforce in osseo while students of color account for 55 percent of students, according to the district. waleid h an, who grew up in the school district, is one of two teachers






osseo area schools forms partnership to diversify teacher workforce


osseo area schools and metropolitan state university officials formalized their partnership to create a more diverse workforce during a signing ceremony monday.osseo area schools is collaborating with the university’s school of urban education as part of an effort to recruit more teachers of color.  school districts national and locally are dealing with a shortage in teachers overall as well as teachers of color.teachers of color make up only five percent of the teacher workforce in osseo while students of color account for 55 percent of students, according to the district. waleid h an is one of two teachers of color at osseo senior high school, he said. h an along with staff from the district and metropolitan state university attended the signing event monday.h an graduated from metropoli






westhampton beach rejected special needs student, says ruling


the westhampton beach school district failed to provide an appropriate education for a student with down syndrome and had prematurely rejected the possibility of educating the teen in its own cl es, a state-appointed hearing officer ruled in a case brought by the boy’s parents.the officer ordered the district to formally enroll aiden killoran, 14, and it also must hire a consultant to report on whether to include the teen in cl es. then, the district must convene a special education committee and with the consultant’s input provide an appropriate placement.most popularchristian and terrie killoran, of remsenburg, had sought to have their son attend westhampton beach middle school along with his peers. school officials had said that they did not have the appropriate program to accommodate a






bishops speak against death penalty in priest's killing


augusta, ga. — catholic church officials are urging a georgia prosecutor to reverse a decision to seek the death penalty against a man charged with killing a florida priest.three bishops met briefly tuesday with acting district attorney hank sims in augusta, urging him not to seek the death penalty if steven murray is convicted of murder in the april killing of the rev. rene robert.at a news conference before the meeting, the bishops noted that robert left a signed and notarized "declaration of life" saying that if he were to suffer a violent death he wouldn't want the person responsible to be executed.former district attorney ashley wright, now a judge, says she considered the facts and the aggravated nature of the slaying when she decided the crime merits capital punishment.






westhampton beach rejected special needs student, says ruling


the westhampton beach school district failed to provide an appropriate education for a student with down syndrome and had prematurely rejected the possibility of educating the teen in its own cl es, a state-appointed hearing officer ruled in a case brought by the boy’s parents.the officer ordered the district to formally enroll aiden killoran, 14, and it also must hire a consultant to report on whether to include the teen in cl es. then, they must convene a special education committee and with the consultant’s input provide an appropriate placement.most popularchristian and terrie killoran, of remsenburg, had sought to have their son attend westhampton beach middle school along with his peers. school officials had said that they did not have the appropriate program to accommodate aiden, no






colin coffey appointed to east bay regional park board – the mercury news


oakland — colin coffey, a hercules attorney with long ties to the democratic party, was appointed tuesday to the east bay regional board.colin coffey coffey, a member of the park system’s district advisory committee, was selected unanimously by the park board to fill a vacancy representing district ward 7, which includes eastern contra costa county, martinez, and hercules, rodeo and a portion of pinole.coffey has worked on many democratic candidate paigns. he is the son of the late bert coffey, a labor organizer and one-time chair of the state democratic party.coffey takes the place of diane burgis, who vacated the seat after her election to the contra costa county board of supervisors.coffey,  partner in the walnut creek law firm of archer norris, has advised many health care districts an






bishops to speak against death penalty in priest's killing


augusta, ga. — catholic officials from georgia and florida are urging a georgia prosecutor to reverse her decision to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing a florida priest.hank sims, the acting district attorney for the augusta judicial circuit, is seeking the death penalty against steven murray, who faces charges in the april killing of the rev. rene robert.catholic bishops held a news conference tuesday outside the richmond county courthouse. they note that robert left a signed and notarized "declaration of life" saying that if he were to suffer a violent death he wouldn't want the person responsible to be executed.former district attorney ashley wright has said she considered the facts in the case and the aggravated nature of the slaying when deciding to seek the deat






westhampton beach rejected special needs student, says ruling


advertisement | advertise on newsdayaiden killoran, right, who has down syndrome, is seen at his home in remsenburg on aug. 31, 2015, with his brother, christian.  (credit: news 12 long island) the westhampton beach school district failed to provide an appropriate education for a student with down syndrome and had prematurely rejected the possibility of educating the teen in its own cl es, a state-appointed hearing officer ruled in a case brought by the boy’s parents.the officer ordered the district to formally enroll aiden killoran, 14, and it also must hire a consultant to report...






westhampton beach rejected special needs student, says ruling


advertisement | advertise on newsdayaiden killoran, right, who has down syndrome, is seen at his home in remsenburg on aug. 31, 2015, with his brother, christian.  (credit: news 12 long island) the westhampton beach school district failed to provide an appropriate education for a student with down syndrome and had prematurely rejected the possibility of educating the teen in its own cl es, a state-appointed hearing officer ruled in a case brought by the boy’s parents.the officer ordered the district to formally enroll aiden killoran, 14, and it also must hire a consultant to report...






federal judge grants emergency stay allowing trump-stranded travelers who landed


a federal judge in brooklyn, new york issued an emergency stay on urday that temporarily blocks the u.s. government from sending people out of the country after they have landed at a u.s. airport with valid visas.the american civil liberties union estimates the stay will affect 100 to 200 people detained at u.s. airports or in transit, but government lawyers could not confirm that number.the ruling by judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court for the eastern district of new york e during a hearing called after president donald trump issued an executive order blocking people from seven muslim-majority from entering the united states and putting a temporary halt to refugee admissions.(reporting by mica rosenburg, writing by frank mcgurty; editing by nick zieminski)






trump fires acting ag sally yates for refusing to back travel ban


president donald trump has “relieved” acting attorney general sally yates of her duties reports white house press secretary sean spicer.spicer made the announcement via twitter, writing: “@potus has named dana boente, us attorney for the eastern district of va as acting attorney general. sally yates has been relieved.”[email protected] has named dana boente, us attorney for the eastern district of va as acting attorney general. sally yates has been relieved.— sean spicer (@presssec) january 31, 2017more details to follow.






us, louisiana schools reach pact in 1965 desegregation case


new orleans (ap) — renewed efforts to desegregate three nearly all-black elementary schools and recruit a diverse faculty and staff are part of a new agreement between a south louisiana school district and the justice department in a federal court case that dates back to 1965.if all of the agreement’s requirements are met, federal supervision of the schools in st. james parish could end in three years.the 27-page agreement was approved by a federal judge monday and announced in a justice department news release tuesday. it’s one of numerous federal desegregation cases in the south dating back to the 1960s, some of which have taken decades to resolve.the agreement requires the st. james district to implement a new ignment plan to desegregate the three elementary schools.most read storiesunl






trump fires acting ag sally yates for refusing to back travel ban


president donald trump has “relieved” acting attorney general sally yates of her duties reports white house press secretary sean spicer.spicer made the announcement via twitter, writing: “@potus has named dana boente, us attorney for the eastern district of va as acting attorney general. sally yates has been relieved.”according to the white house, dana boente, u.s. attorney for the eastern district of virginia, would be acting u.s. attorney general until sessions is approved.in a white house statement delivered after spicer’s tweet, trump declared that yates had “betrayed” the administration with her decision to not stand behind trump’s executive order after calling it “unlawful.”“ms. yates is an obama administration appointee who is weak on borders and very weak on illegal immigration,” t






state rep. jesse young restricted from supervising staff


republican rep. jesse young of gig harbor has been restricted from dealing with his legislative istants for at least a year after accu ions of mistreatment.olympia — republican state rep. jesse young has been restricted from dealing with his legislative istants for at least a year after accu ions of mistreatment.in a dec. 13 letter sent from a house attorney, young was notified that the chamber was taking actions to address a “pattern of hostile and intimidating behavior.”“the allegations are both credible and serious,” the letter from house counsel alison hellberg reads.the letter, obtained this week by the ociated press, says that young will have no supervisory role over his replacement legislative istant and will have “very limited direct contact.”most read storiesunlimited digital acce






limon man gets life for stabbing wife to death in relative’s castle rock home –


a limon man was sentenced to life without parole after pleading guilty tuesday to first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his estranged wife after she fled to a relative’s home with her five children in 2015.richard and kirstin lockettdouglas district judge shay whitaker sentenced richard allan lockett, 46, for the murder of his 36-year-old wife, kirsten.lockett was under court order to have no contact with kirsten or their children after she reported to lincoln county officials that he had come into her home in limon and aulted her at gunpoint in july 2015.she subsequently moved with her children to her brother’s home in castle rock.lockett broke a window in the bedroom where his wife and children were sleeping in the home and allowed kirsten’s mother, who was also at the house, and






illinois democrats express 'disbelief' at trump immigration order


federal judge stays deportations after trump's order barring refugees, migrants causes outragejerry mar , emma brown, katherine shavera federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted...a federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted... (jerry mar , emma brown, katherine shaver)






president trump wants to enlist local police in immigration crackdown


federal judge stays deportations after trump's order barring refugees, migrants causes outragejerry mar , emma brown, katherine shavera federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted...a federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted... (jerry mar , emma brown, katherine shaver)






two colorado springs cases test limits of colorado’s “make my day” law – the den


colorado’s “make my day” law is taking center stage in colorado springs as officials consider charges in two cases that may test the limits of what is allowed.the first case was the fatal shooting of a homeless man, donald wayne russell, who neighbors said was sleeping in the basement of an apartment complex on wah ch avenue on jan. 19. a neighbor said one resident living in the complex confronted russell and s him after he started cursing and throwing things. the shooter’s name has not been released.in the other case, craig uehling said he chased down 25-year-old scott smith jr. on jan. 22 because he believed smith was breaking into vehicles and choked him unconscious. uehling said he was following smith when smith punched him twice in the face.the 10th judicial district attorney’s office






nba reaches out to state department for clarification on trump executive order


federal judge stays deportations after trump's order barring refugees, migrants causes outragejerry mar , emma brown, katherine shavera federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted...a federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted... (jerry mar , emma brown, katherine shaver)






u.s. judge bars deportations under president trump travel ban


federal judge stays deportations after trump's order barring refugees, migrants causes outragejerry mar , emma brown, katherine shavera federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted...a federal judge in new york blocked deportations nationwide late urday of those detained on entry to the united states after an executive order from president donald trump targeted citizens from seven predominantly muslim countries.judge ann donnelly of the u.s. district court in brooklyn granted... (jerry mar , emma brown, katherine shaver)






undercover checks at district 64 schools reveal security breaches, firm says


a security firm's recent evaluation of park ridge-niles school district 64 schools revealed visitors were allowed to enter buildings without permission, walk around unattended and even take p og hs, the board of education was told recently.in his jan. 23 report to the board, paul timm of reta security, a lemont-based school security consulting firm hired by district 64, outlined several security breaches that occurred when undercover reta employees visited district 64 schools and attempted to gain access.timm said the breaches occurred at the six schools that do not have locked entry vestibules.in his report, timm referenced incidents where undercover security team members were buzzed into schools, but did not report to the main offices, giving them full access to the school building. he d






aclu says to argue for nationwide stay of trump immigration order


the american civil liberties union said it would argue in u.s. district court in new york at 7:30 p.m. et on urday for a nationwide stay to block deportation of people stranded in u.s. airports because of president donald trump’s new immigration order.(reporting by roberta rampton; editing by nick zieminski)






what’s better in the cl room—teacher or machine?


mountain view, calif.—last fall, the public school district here in silicon valley’s epicenter ditched its conventional sixth-grade math curriculum for a course that relied on software.behind the new program, which students accessed from chromebooks provided by the school, was new cl rooms, a nonprofit education technology startup backed by the foundation of microsoft corp. co-founder bill gates, who called it “the future not only...






former aide is preparing to run for rep. grace napolitano’s seat if she retires


rep. grace napolitano (d-norwalk), who turned 80 last year, has not made plans to retire . but one san gabriel valley politician is raising funds to run in case napolitano does decide to bow out after 10 terms in congress. mary ann lutz, the former mayor of monrovia and a former aide to napolitano, reported having $101,000 in the bank to run for napolitano's 32nd congressional district seat, according to a new filing with the federal election commission. but lutz says she will run only if napolitano retires. "i have enormous respect for my former boss, congresswoman grace napolitano, and would never run against her for any office," lutz said in a statement. "in the event that the 32nd congressional district seat eventually opens up, i plan to run, and run aggressively." napolitano suf






man surrenders to wauconda police following eight-hour standoff


a man who doused a wauconda residence with gasoline in a domestic dispute was taken into custody early tuesday following an eight-hour standoff that snarled traffic in the area, wauconda police report.according to a statement released before dawn tuesday, the man surrendered to tactical-team officers in the front yard of the bonner road home around 12:55 a.m. and was transported to good shepherd hospital in barrington for a psychological evaluation.police report the incident began around 4:40 p.m. monday when officers were dispatched to a domestic incident in progress between a man and his parents in a residence in the 600 block of bonner, about a mile east of route 12. according to the statement, officers were met on the driveway by the man's parents, who said he "had cut himself and had






lawsuit on cia torture moves forward in federal court


u.s. district judge justin quackenbush in spokane denied a motion by the psychologists that sought to dismiss the case for lack of jurisdiction.a federal judge on friday allowed a case brought by former detainees to move forward against two u.s. psychologists who helped devise the cia’s now-defunct program to interrogate terrorism suspects using techniques widely considered to be torture.in spokane, a u.s. district court judge, justin quackenbush, denied a motion by the psychologists that sought to dismiss the case for lack of jurisdiction under provisions of a 2006 law that limits the ability of detainees to challenge their treatment.“this ruling sends the strong signal that anyone who participates in shameful and unlawful government torture can’t count on escaping accountability in a cou






st. paul school suspensions are down, but concerns linger, especially over race


visitors can tell by the plaques on the wall that melissa gallagher is proud of her kids.one award, given to son tyrese, was signed by the principal of st. paul’s humboldt high when tyrese earned academic honors in the 2013-14 school year.in the past two years, however, tyrese ran into trouble by arriving late to cl and being disruptive when he got there. by the time he left humboldt for a charter school, he had been suspended six times for nonviolent behavior for two or more days and dismissed from school for parts of nearly 25 others.while the st. paul school district is reporting progress on some of the behavioral issues that helped oust former superintendent valeria silva, civil rights advocates see tyrese’s experience as a troubling example of what they deem to be the unfair treatment






refugee students at denver’s south high speak out against trump executive order


gathered monday in the library of the school that has welcomed them, a group of teenagers whose families fled persecution and war in their native countries decried trump administration actions they say betray american values they hold dear.the students at denver’s south high school joined top district officials to share with the media their experiences and their opinions on trump’s executive order that banned citizens of seven muslim-majority countries and temporarily suspended the u.s. refugee program.“a lot of my somali friends, their siblings are overseas and they can’t come and reunite with their family, all because of one order,” said sadia mohammed, an 18-year-old senior whose parents are from somalia and who e to the u.s. as a refugee in 2009. “it’s breaking up families.”the event a






st. paul school suspensions are down, but concerns linger


visitors can tell by the plaques on the wall that melissa gallagher is proud of her kids.one award, given to son tyrese, was signed by the principal of st. paul's humboldt high when tyrese earned academic honors in the 2013-14 school year.in the past two years, however, tyrese ran into trouble by arriving late to cl and being disruptive when he got there. by the time he left humboldt for a charter school, he had been suspended six times for nonviolent behavior for two or more days and dismissed from school for parts of nearly 25 others.while the st. paul school district is reporting progress on some of the behavioral issues that helped oust former superintendent valeria silva, civil rights advocates see tyrese's experience as a troubling example of what they deem to be the unfair treatment






trump immigration order restricted by judges in 3 more states


federal judges in three states followed one in new york in barring authorities from deporting travelers affected by u.s. president donald trump’s executive order imposing restrictions on immigration from seven muslim-majority nations.the judges in m achusetts, virginia and washington state issued their rulings late on urday or early on sunday.earlier on urday, u.s. district judge ann donnelly in new york city’s brooklyn borough ordered authorities to refrain from deporting previously approved refugees from those countries. she ruled on a lawsuit by two men from iraq being held at kennedy airport.the u.s. department of homeland security said in a statement on sunday that it would comply with court rulings while at the same time implementing trump’s order “to ensure that those entering the u






1 killed in shooting at istanbul restaurant


istanbul — turkish media reports say one person was killed and two others wounded in a shooting at a restaurant in istanbul.hurriyet newspaper said on its online edition that the attack monday in a waterfront restaurant in istanbul's residential beykoz district was not terror-related.it said the ailant spotted a man who had allegedly killed his father 12 years ago at the restaurant and started firing at him.the man died on his way to hospital, while two other customers were wounded.turkey has suffered a wave of deadly attacks carried out by the islamic state group or by kurdish militants.






texas teacher suspended over anti-trump stunt


a dallas teacher is in water after a controversial stunt she pulled inside a cl room went viral — a week after donald trump was officially sworn-in as president.payal modi, an art teacher at adamson high school, was caught on era shooting a squirt gun as a video of president trump at his inauguration ceremony projected onto a whiteboard. the 8-second video shows the teacher repeatedly pointing the water gun at the president and then yelling, “die.”tens of thousands of people have seen the video since it was posted online wednesday, prompting an investigation from officials at the dallas independent school district. while the school looks into the matter, officials say modi will be placed on administrative leave.“today, we were made aware of a social media posting being circulated involving






travelers stopped in transit to u.s. after trump order


some u.s.-bound p engers have been prevented from boarding flights and several people were detained on arrival in new york in the wake of president donald trump’s order to ban entry for people from certain muslim-majority countries.the american civil liberties union on urday said it filed a lawsuit in a u.s. district court against the ban on behalf of two iraqi men, hameed khalid darweesh and haider sameer abdulkhaleq alshawi, who were denied entry to the u.s. late friday and detained at new york’s john f. kennedy...






number of homeless students in washington state climbs to nearly 40,000


nearly 40,000 washington students were homeless during the 2015-16 school year, according to the state superintendent’s office.nearly 40,000 washington students were homeless during the 2015-16 school year, an increase of about 12 percent from the year before. in 21 school districts, the number of homeless students doubled in the two-year span.in king and snohomish counties, the increase was 16 percent, according to a seattle times analysis of last year’s numbers, which were released last week by the office of the superintendent of public instruction.in all, about 12,190 students were homeless in those districts, compared with 10,500 in the 2014-15 school year. that accounts for about 3 percent of students. statewide, about 4 percent of students experienced homelessness last year.education






dallas teacher payal modi screams ‘die’ and shoot president trump with toy gun d


protests and media elites bemoaned the inauguration of president trump last week and a dallas public school teacher has made her way among that list as a video from cl room during the live feed of the ceremony reveal some shocking behavior. the w.h. adamson high school teacher, payal modi, can be heard shrieking “die” and shooting at the screen with a toy gun.the instagram video originally posted has since been removed after going viral, with the link taking social media users to a page that reads “sorry, this page isn’t available.” check it out below because that’s how the internet works.the dallas independent school district confirmed in a written statement that modi has been placed on administrative leave until the investigation is completed.adamson high school istant principal bobby ne






california student was forced to urinate in a bucket during cl . she sued


by lindsey bever, (c) 2017, the washington posta southern california cl room was filled with high school freshmen when one of them realized that she needed to run to the restroom.patrick henry high school in san diego, however, had a policy at the time stipulating that students were not permitted to take bathroom breaks during cl – and the teacher took a strict interpretation of it.the teacher, gonja wolf, forbid the 14-year-old from leaving the cl room that wednesday in february 2012. instead, she let the pee in a bucket, then empty it in a cl room sink, according to a lawsuit.the gossip reportedly spread through the school, then hit the news media, leading to the ’s anxiety, depression and an attempted suicide.now five years later, the san diego unified school district was ordered wednes






douglas county residents to get first taste of fun at rueter-hess reservoir this


some douglas county residents will soon get their first chance to visit rueter-hess reservoir to do something more fun than look through a fence.after years of discussions and planning, parker water and sanitation district‘s local partners will roll out a handful of day-trip programs this summer that will get residents onto the shores and into the water at the still-filling reservoir a few miles southwest of parker.the reservoir’s recreation master plan was released to the public last month. it establishes a long-term vision for the 75,000-acre-feet capacity drinking water reservoir that includes up to 17 miles of soft surface trails, kayak, paddleboard and canoe access, fishing and perhaps even an incline challenge staircase.“when i e to parker in 2013, the attitude toward (rueter-hess) w






some u.s.-bound p engers prevented from boarding flights in wake of trump order


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some u.s.-bound p engers prevented from boarding flights in wake of trump order


some u.s.-bound p engers have been prevented from boarding flights and several people were detained on arrival in new york in the wake of president donald trump’s order to ban entry for people from certain muslim-majority countries.the american civil liberties union on urday said it filed a lawsuit in a u.s. district court against the ban on behalf of two iraqi men, hameed khalid darweesh and haider sameer abdulkhaleq alshawi, who were denied entry to the u.s. late friday and detained at new york’s john f. kennedy...






some u.s.-bound p engers prevented from boarding flights in wake of trump order


some u.s.-bound p engers have been prevented from boarding flights and several people were detained on arrival in new york in the wake of president donald trump’s order to ban entry for people from certain muslim-majority countries. the american civil liberties union on urday said it filed a lawsuit in a u.s. district court against the ban on behalf of two iraqi men, hameed khalid darweesh and haider sameer abdulkhaleq alshawi, who were denied entry to the u.s. late friday and detained at new york’s john f. kennedy...