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Brownback to deliver budget, school finance plan, not Colyer

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he’ll deliver budget and school funding proposals next week and won’t resign before he’s confirmed by the U.S. Senate to an ambassador’s post. Brownback said during an Associated Press interview Tuesday that he’ll give the annual State of the State address ...

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Storm Eleanor: Power cuts and road disruption reported

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC weather forecast as Storm Eleanor starts to hit UK Thousands of homes are without power and road travel has been disrupted as Storm Eleanor sweeps in across the UK. A Met Office yellow warning for winds of up to 80mph (128kph) ...

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Lottery, school funding could get Mississippi debate in 2018

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Legislature on Tuesday started its three-month session with plenty of issues to consider. Lawmakers could debate creating a lottery. They could try to rewrite a school funding formula. They could seek a long-term plan to pay for highway construction. Mississippi is one of six ...

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Liberia’s big school experiment – BBC News

By David Laws Executive chairman, the Education Partnerships Group and former schools minister Image copyright Getty Images Image caption How can Liberia provide the next generation with a better chance in school? Liberia, which elected a new president last week, has among the highest percentage of out-of-school primary children in ...

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High school student teaches Spanish at elementary school

HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) — There was a picture of an old woman on a video monitor in the brightly decorated third-grade classroom. “La abuela.” Brianna Aubrey, a Hartford High School senior, read the picture caption aloud to the young children seated around her in the U-shaped arrangement of desks. “La ...

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Peru Pasamayo: Dozens killed as coach plunges off cliff

Image copyright EPA Image caption A transport official said the coach was carrying about 50 passengers At least 36 people have been killed after a coach plummeted 100m (330ft) down a cliff and landed upside down on a beach in Peru, officials say. The health ministry said six survivors had ...

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Officials force group to reveal ballot question donors

BOSTON (AP) — State campaign finance officials are requiring a group that was funneling large donations to two 2016 ballot questions to disclose the identity of their donors. Officials said Tuesday the Massachusetts-based Strong Economy for Growth raised and spent $1,168,000 on the questions. The bulk of the money — ...

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Most big public colleges don’t track suicides, AP finds

BOSTON (AP) — Most of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services. Tabulating student suicides comes with its own set of challenges and problems. But without that data, prevention advocates ...

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