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Teachers’ strikes are illegal in most states

In case you’re wondering about the legality of teachers’ strikes, they are legal in Illinois and 12 other states. But that’s all, primarily because most state legislatures have put education on par with police and fire protection as essential services provided by government.






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Controversial gossip website shuts down

http://chronicle.com/free/2009/02/10973n.htm?utm_source=at&utm_medium=en The Chronicle of Higher Education is reporting that JuicyCampus, which had established gossip sites for about 500 college campuses where anonymous posters came very…



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Youths propel a push toward volunteerism, even before Obama

http://www.boston.com/news/education/higher/articles/2008/11/24/youths_propel_a_push_toward_volunteerism/ From the Boston Globe November 24, 2008 Youths propel a push toward volunteerism Change predates Obama’s overtures By Scott Helman First paragraph: LEOMINSTER —…