It’s 3 p.m., and you’re cruising down a rural road, doing about 50.
A quarter mile away is a sign, with flashing yellow lights, alerting you to slow down to 15. It’s a school zone.
But, you don’t see any… Read the rest[...read more]
It’s Labor Day weekend, the schools have been in session about a week, and the disgruntled voices of a minority drone on. Their screeching refrain, often in letters to the editor and talk show call-ins, is familiar:
–Teachers only work… Read the rest[...read more]
1) Great Southwest Railroad Strike
• Number of of strikers: 200,000.
• Time period: March to September, 1886.
• Affected area: Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Texas.
2) The Pullman Strike
• Number of strikers: 250,000.
•… Read the rest
Position & Department
|Salary for 2013|
|1) James Preston President and CEO, PA Higher Education Assistance||$319,837|
|2) Shahla Behjat
Psychiatrist Supervisor, Public
Based on “State Budget Solutions’ Fourth Annual State Debt Report” by Cory Eucalitto
|State||Total State Debt|
|2) North Carolina|
Data obtained through Right to Know requests demonstrate that former Secretary of Education Ronald Tomalis is exploiting a loophole – known as the “footprint rule” – to increase the amount of his retirement payout.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
ROCK THE CAPITAL
PRESS CONFERENCE ON TOMALIS’ PENSION AND POSSIBLE PDE COVERUP
DATE AND TIME: MONDAY, AUGUST 18, at … Read the rest[...read more]
2. Virgin America.
6. Southwest (with Airtran).
7. American (with US Airways).
A short story by William Keisling
She was a muse of fire and liquid Inca ice
Borges himself claimed in his footnotes to be blind to her faults. 1.
But Borges was blind not just to… Read the rest[...read more]
The problem with our school employees’ and state employees’ retirement systems is real, and it’s forcing school districts to raise property taxes.
The retirement systems have a combined debt of nearly $50 billion. It’s a debt that must be paid,… Read the rest[...read more]