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Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee (2/5 10:00 AM)

Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee (2/5 10:00 AM): “Public: SB 5551, SB 5074, SB 5112, SB 5880, SB 5889, SB 5890” (Via TVW, Legislative Podcasts.)

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Early Learning & Children’s Services Cmte. (2/6 1:30 PM)

Early Learning & Children’s Services Cmte. (2/6 1:30 PM): “Public: HB 1754, HB 1769 Executive: HB 1375, HB 1419, Bills previously heard in committee. Work Session: Children’s Administration Social Worker Workload Report.” (Via TVW, Legislative Podcasts.)

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Some good Washington political blogs

Here are some even-handed Washington political blogs that you might enjoy. Most of them offer straight professional reporting on Washington State politics (not the Rush Limbaughs or Keith Olbermanns of the world), but there is some opinion in there as … Continue reading

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Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee (1/22 10:00 AM)

Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee (1/22 10:00 AM): “Work Session: The recommendations of the Basic Education Finance Task Force, Response to the recommendations: League of Education Voters, The Full Funding Coalition, Minority Reports.” (Via TVW, Legislative Podcasts.)

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Superintendent of Public Schools Randy Dorn’s press conference on scrapping/changing/renaming the WASL

Superintendent of Public Schools Randy Dorn’s press conference on scrapping/changing/renaming the WASL: (Via The Capitol Record.)

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Lawmakers argue against a pay raise

Lawmakers argue against a pay raise: “House Majority Leader Lynn Kessler, D-Hoquiam, and Senate Majority Caucus Chair Ed Murray, D-Seattle, asked the Washington Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials today not to give them a raise.” Michelle sat on … Continue reading

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Flat Earth: The History of an Infamous Idea

Buy Christine Garwood‘s Flat Earth: The History of an Infamous Idea Crackpots are fascinating people. What makes a person cling to irrational beliefs in the face of mountains of evidence? Holocaust deniers, moon shoot doubters, and young Earthers all have … Continue reading

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Combating Autism Advisory Council (1/9 9:30 AM)

Combating Autism Advisory Council (1/9 9:30 AM): “The Combating Autism Advisory Council convenes a meeting on the capitol campus in Olympia.” (Via TVW, Legislative Podcasts.)

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US officials flunk test of American history, economics, civics

US officials flunk test of American history, economics, civics: Yahoo! News: ‘US elected officials scored abysmally on a test measuring their civic knowledge, with an average grade of just 44 percent, the group that organized the exam said Thursday.’ I … Continue reading

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Turn the page

It is done. Turn the page, America, and move forward.

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