Lisa Joellen Mearkle had already fired her taser, hitting 59-year-old David Kassick, when she fired two rounds from her service gun into the prone man, according to Dauphin County prosecutors. He died at the scene.
This post first appeared at The Huffington Post. (Photo: Tony Webster/ flickr CC 2.0/Edited from original) Indiana is expected to pass a religious freedom bill that could legalize discrimination against LGBT citizens.
Less than a month after Gov. Andrew Cuomo released his report on New York's "failing schools," the Fiscal Policy Institute released its own report, citing New York as the real cause of struggling s...
Monica S Mcfeeters's insight:
Wow! This is pretty much what it is like for Mississippi grossly underfunded schools for over a decade and where Charter schools are also promoted as an solution and option. Also, how many of you think the Governor of Mississippi and Florida should explain personally to all 3rd graders held back until they can read on grade level how that doesn't make them a flunky and failure? I personally think not being mature enough to have empathy for an 8 year old is a far greater failure and these leaders that are too cheap with state funds to hire enough reading specialist teachers to work with weak readers at all grade levels k-12 are sad examples of humanity. These governors should have been held in the 3rd grade till they displayed empathy for others. Just my thoughts..
Hedge-fund manager Whitney Tilson stands at a Harvard club podium in midtown Manhattan, facing a room full of investors eating eggs and bacon, and eager to learn more about charter schools. The walls of the wood-paneled room are lined with the portraits of Tilson’s Harvard forefathers.
Monica S Mcfeeters's insight:
From Occupy Posters:
"A Nation investigation reveals how a group of hedge funders are about to get exactly what they paid for. "
Read here about the Charter school take over of Publicly held and locally controlled schools. How do these these billionaires plan to pocket the education billions from our pockets to theirs.....(read the article)....This trend by the way runs from New York to Mississippi.
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