Tuesday, December 27, 2016

They Grew Up in a Poor Neighborhood. How School Choice Changed These Brothers' Lives - WHAT? Reagan, Bush on The Atlantic's Short List for 'Worst Leader of All Time'

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Dec. 27, 2016

They Grew Up in a Poor Neighborhood. How School Choice Changed These Brothers' Lives -  WHAT? Reagan, Bush on The Atlantic's Short List for 'Worst Leader of All Time'

In Washington, powerful interests limit school choice for parents and children. A video report from Kelsey Harkness reveals what choice meant for a poor D.C. family. Leah Jessen has the story of a public school student resisting the silencing of his faith. The Atlantic's editors need a refresher in history, given their list of "worst" leaders ever. Rob Bluey reports. Plus: David Rosenthal on Santa's falling afoul of federal law, and Katrina Trinko on the resonance of The Daily Signal. We hope your Christmas was joyful.
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They Grew Up in a Poor Neighborhood. How School Choice Changed These Brothers' Lives.


In 2016, only 42 percent of students attending the local public high school graduated. In an attempt to get her sons a better education, Pam Battle enrolled Calvin and Carlos in the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.
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Reagan, Bush on The Atlantic's Short List for 'Worst Leader of All Time'


Their names appear alongside some who you'd probably expect on such a list: Adolf Hitler, Pol Pot, even the devil.
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Georgia Student Sues After His Public School Censored Him From Sharing His Faith on Campus


"The First Amendment guarantees every student's freedom of speech and religion," Alliance Defending Freedom's Travis Barham says.
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EPA Makes an About-Face on Fracking Report: Science or Politics?


In its final report, the EPA said fracking can affect drinking water resources "under some circumstances." But it cited no cases in which contamination was confirmed.
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5 Ways Santa Claus May Have Broken the Law This Year


Under the Reindeer Act, signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1937, only Alaska Natives are allowed to own reindeer in Alaska.
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