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    Judge rules Illinois pension cutting law “unconstitutional and void in its entirety”

    Sagamon County Judge rules Illinois pension cutting law unconstitutional, protecting retirement security for public servants across the state.

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    Report: Only 9 percent of cable news guests discussing education are educators

    A recent Media Matters report shows that only 9 percent of guests discussing education on evening cable news shows were educators.

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    CONGRESS: Extend tax deduction for $1.6 billion educators spend on classroom supplies

    Educators pay for paper, pencils, books, and countless other supplies students need. But if Congress doesn’t act, the educator tax deduction will disappear.

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    How Missouri educators won big against anti-public school billionaire

    “A politician should never control what happens in a local school district. Local school districts should decide what’s best for them.”

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    State news roundup for November 22, 2014

    This week we talk about the proposed insurance cuts in WV, UT’s Bargaining Summit, the new M-STEP assessments in MI and a call for higher wages for CT child care providers.

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  1. Judge rules Illinois pension cutting law “unconstitutional and void in its entirety”
  2. Report: Only 9 percent of cable news guests discussing education are educators
  3. CONGRESS: Extend tax deduction for $1.6 billion educators spend on classroom supplies
  4. How Missouri educators won big against anti-public school billionaire
  5. State news roundup for November 22, 2014

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