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California schools focus on foster care youth
Associated Press, by Lisa Leff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/14/2014 10:23:11 PM

California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable. But first, officials have to figure out how many school-age foster children they have and where they are enrolled in a state that´s home to nearly one-fifth of the nation´s foster children. Until now, no state has attempted to identify every foster child in its public schools or to systematically track their progress, much less funnel funds toward those students or require school districts to show they are spending

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Calling these illegal alien kids "foster children," which are NEVER tracked in schools is the devious plan 0bama has to dump them in our neighborhoods. This has to be done quickly for the new fiscal year. The trick to stopping it? Has the Republican controlled House nix any new funds for this "criminals," for any reason. Let the churches handle them.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NotaBene, 7/15/2014 2:29:55 AM     (No. 9924836)

They will be marked men. Marked for Affirmative action over White-American or Asian-American children, that is. The Hispanic mind is nimble and learns of all the free stuff quickly form the American Social Workers that are trying to collapse the nation with Cloward -Piven welfare spending.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/15/2014 5:40:21 AM     (No. 9924896)

Note to homeowners and what remains of the worker population: Brace yourselves for another massive tax hike.

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/2/2014 11:44:43 AM     Post Reply
The federal government has reportedly lost track of more than 6,000 foreigners on student visas, some of whom may be in the country "to do us harm." According to an ABC News investigation, "58,000 students overstayed their visas in the past year. Of those, 6,000 were referred to agents for follow-up because they were determined to be of heightened concern." ABC found that "the number of foreign nationals obtaining visas to study in the U.S. has grown from 662,966 in 2003 to more than 1.2 million in 2012." Peter Edge, "the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official who oversees investigations

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/2/2014 11:10:06 AM     Post Reply
Katharine Weymouth, publisher of The Washington Post and the fourth generation of the Graham family to lead it, will step down in October, she said Tuesday. She will be replaced by Frederick J. Ryan Jr., the founding chief executive of Politico, the newspaper said. “The greatest honor of my life has been serving as publisher of The Post these past seven years, working with all of you,” she wrote in a note to her colleagues. “Now, after 17 years at this great institution, it is time for me to explore other opportunities.” The Post was bought by the Amazon.com founder Jeffrey P. Bezos nearly out of the blue last summer.

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Washington Post, by Aaron Blake    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/2/2014 10:50:08 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/2/2014 10:37:06 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/2/2014 7:11:00 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/2/2014 6:49:01 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/2/2014 6:31:31 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/1/2014 9:08:39 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 9/1/2014 7:43:54 PM     Post Reply
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