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Maine education groups rally against challenges to books

Maine education groups have joined an intellectual freedom campaign to push back against reports that certain books are inappropriate for school libraries.  Educate Maine, the organizer of the campaign, said “these challenges are about more than the content of the…

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Maine considers textbook assistance plan for some students

Maine might create a state fund to help students enrolled in early college courses afford their textbooks. Democratic Rep. Maggie O’Neil has proposed a bill that would create the Textbook Cost Assistance Fund within the Maine Department of Education. O’Neil…

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Bill: Give Georgia parents way to quash school materials

Republicans in the Georgia House on Tuesday signaled they will push forward with a proposal that would allow parents to protest books and other materials that they believe are harmful to minors, with school officials required to decide within seven…

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US Governors Want To Increase Teacher Pay

America’s governors “are eyeing big spending plans for the coming year.” Bumping up educator pay is “one appealing idea for Republican and Democratic leaders alike, as yearly statehouse lawmaking sessions start and several governors face re-election bids this fall.”

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Low Education Levels Strongly Tied to Being Unvaccinated

As schools across the country struggle to keep their doors open amid the Omicron surge, researchers have found a strong correlation between the unvaccinated and low levels of education. It found more than half of unvaccinated American adults who reported…

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