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WASHINGTON | Poll: Support for school choice growing among Republicans

WASHINGTON — Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs has gone up over the past year, with Republicans accounting for much of the increase, according to a survey published Tuesday. The findings by Education Next, a journal published by Harvard’s Kennedy School and Stanford University, come as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos promotes alternatives … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Poll: Support for school choice growing among Republicans

LOS ANGELES | David Spade: Family coming together after Kate Spade’s death

LOS ANGELES  — Just a month after funeral services for his sister-in-law, comic-actor David Spade was back to business, promoting his new movie. But he also offered a few words about his family tragedy. Fashion designer Kate Spade was married to David’s brother, entrepreneur Andy Spade. Kate Spade killed herself in June. In an interview, … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | David Spade: Family coming together after Kate Spade’s death

Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

WASHINGTON/February 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas. Trump’s latest budget would slash the major source of public funds for mental health treatment, … Continue reading Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety