8th Grade Civics
This pearltree is a collection of articles relevant to my 8th grade civics curriculum. Jun 14
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SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A public school district in Texas can require students to wear locator chips when they are on school property, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday in a case raising technology-driven privacy concerns among liberal and conservative groups alike. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia said the San Antonio Northside School District had the right to expel sophomore Andrea Hernandez, 15, from a magnet school at Jay High School, because she refused to wear the device, which is required of all students.
Irene Bamenga had her plane ticket to go home.
By Peter Schworm, Globe Staff Under a new policy, Tufts University will allow student religious groups to maintain religious requirements for its leaders, overturning a ruling that an evangelical Christian organization had violated the college’s nondiscrimination policy.
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By Chelsea Conaboy, Globe Staff Barry Cadden, owner of the Framingham pharmacy whose drugs have been linked to hundreds of fungal meningitis cases and at least 32 deaths, invoked his Fifth Amendment rights and declined to answer questions Wednesday during a congressional hearing in Washington on the outbreak.
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David Siegel, the owner of Westgate Resorts, sent a surprising email to his employees Monday. David Siegel It said that if President Barack Obama wins re-election and raises Siegel's taxes, he will have to lay off workers and downsize his company - or even shut it down. "If any new taxes are levied on me, or my company, as our current President plans, I will have no choice but to reduce the size of this company," he wrote.
Swedens Socialist Based Society Can Be a Model For America "A rising tide lifts all boats" is particularly germane for Sweden. You can physically witness the daily occurrence walking around Stockholm’s famed archipelago, but it is socially that President John F.
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By Dave Gilson on Wed. April 13, 2011 1:19 PM PDT
Cutting taxes for the wealthy does not generate faster economic growth, according to a new report.
This is an interesting story. I wonder if this would stand up in court? What do you think? by Jun 21
I like this story, this is cool. by Sep 17