Thursday, July 9, 2020
US flag
Home Tags Proposed legislation

Tag: proposed legislation

Bill would give student journalists more ‘freedom’

0
Legislation now under consideration in Md., IL, and a few other states would provide actual freedom of the press to student newspapers.

Students want a ‘bag bill’ in Md. this time

0
Maryland may pass legislation that would make people pay a dime if they are given a disposable bag at the grocery store. It could reduce pollution.

Md. social hosting law said to be inadequate

0
Underage drinking is recognized as a problem that can lead to dangers, such as drunk driving accidents. A Md. legislator wants to help.

Lower drinking age linked to higher dropout rate

0
Simply lowering the legal drinking age to 18 to combat binge drinking on college campuses may be short-sighted. H.S. kids might be hurt.

States should remove religious vaccine exemption

0
Should parents be able to exempt their children from vaccinations because of religious or philosophical beliefs?

Hungry students want to change food truck law

0
A variety of food choices at lunch is what kids say they want; the USDA stands behind nutrition standards in the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.

La. won't repeal creationism law this year

0
Efforts in Louisiana backed by scientists, have failed to repeal a law that many say promotes religion & creationism; it turns evolution into a non-fact.

Suspensions down in Chi-town

1
Recognizing the academic benefits of keeping kids in schools, movements are afoot everywhere to reduce out-of-school suspensions, including IL (SB 100).

Dems propose charter moratorium in Michigan

0
A handful of Democrats in Michigan want to propose a moratorium on the approval of charter schools, which Republicans say won't fly.