Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Six suburban Missouri K-12 districts sue to stop students from moving to their districts

Friday, December 30th, 2011

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A judge on Friday denied the temporary injunction to stop student transfers from the Kansas City School District to neighboring accredited schools.

Study – Facebook makes 18- to 29-year-olds more likely to vote

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Citizenlink:

According to the survey, commissioned by the nonprofit group Generation Opportunity and conducted by inc./Woman Trend, 66 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds said they’d be most likely to vote when reminded through Facebook messages. Meanwhile, 58 percent said text messages would be the best way to reach them. Only 38 percent said e-mail messages would get them to the polls, followed by 28 percent who preferred public service announcements and 13 percent who preferred phone calls.

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner – Don’t trust “Crystal Ball’s” Alan Abramowitz’s vote formula

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

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Sean Trende, RealClearPolitics – Don’t trust Alan Abramowitz’s 2012 prediction model

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

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Alan Abromiwitz, senior columnist for Larry Sabato – Obama likely to be re-elected with 52% of the vote

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

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Rick Perry and Ron Paul support Ohio’s union reform measures 2 and 3

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

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Denis Prager – Are Evangelicals or College Professors More Irrational?

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

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Mitt Romney won’t back Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s union reform laws – Conn Carroll, Washington Examiner

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

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WDAF Fox 4 – Mizzou Chancellor Given ‘Go-Ahead’ To Decide On Conference Realignment

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Bill Self op-ed in Topeka Capital-Journal: Looking back on James Naismith

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

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Topeka Capital Journal – Federal investigation into the Brown Foundation, will vacate offices

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

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Economist Thomas Sowell – Have you ever heard anyone as incoherent as the people staging protests across the country?

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

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Chapman, Kansas – Kansas Town Backs Down to Notre Dame Over Mascot Logo

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

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WDAF Fox 4 – Missouri Curators meet at UMKC to discuss future of MU and Big 12

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

KC Public Library, new books on business – “Start Something That Matters” by Blake Mycoskie

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

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Today – KDHE To Host Live Twitter Chat on Flu Prevention Friday, September 30

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

KDHE To Host Live Twitter Chat on Flu Prevention Friday, September 30

Flu experts will answer questions and offer tips for the upcoming flu season

 

Topeka—The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is gearing up for the upcoming flu season by hosting a live chat on Twitter on Friday, Sept. 30 from 2 to 3 p.m. By logging onto www.twitter.com, following @KDHE and using the hashtag #KSflu, Kansans can ask questions about Flu vaccines, prevention methods and symptoms. (more…)

CNET – Cognitive psychologists are giddy over researching people via smartphones

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

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Best selling books at Kansas City Library – 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

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Police: Johnson County Community College student kidnapped, taken to ATM, dropped off later elsewhere

Sunday, September 18th, 2011

Jack Harry, NBC 41 sports – KU football looks good so far, but the season is long and their opponents only get harder from here

Sunday, September 18th, 2011