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Obama: Limit standardized tests

...really difficult to answer," said Michael Casserly, the council's executive director.Obama cannot force states or districts to limit testing, which has drawn consternation from parents and teachers. But Obama directed the Education Department...
Nation and World
Bid to shut Guantanamo roils Pentagon, White House, Congress

...lawmakers who do not want the detainees moved to the U.S. or who adamantly oppose having them in a prison in their state or district. The resolution of disapproval of the Iran deal failed in the Senate, handing Obama a victory on that issue.Three...
Nation and World
Army announces troop reductions

...from many lawmakers, especially those whose states or districts are hit hardest, as critics point to fears of a military...especially if the cuts might affect bases in their states or districts. But they also have opposed other forms of savings...
Army cuts could grow if budget impasse persists

...Congress generally oppose shrinking the size of the military, especially if the cuts might affect bases in their states or districts. But they also have opposed other forms of savings proposed by the Pentagon, including reforming the military health...
Juneau Capitals polished for play

...throughout most of the divisions. Tier I and II, the highest levels, are nationally bound tiers, meaning that state or district winners can advance to a national tournament. Tiers III (C) and IV (D) are recreational leagues and only go as...
USDA offers schools free meal equality

...breakfasts and lunches, and it covered the additional 10 percent on its own, Concannon said.Participating schools or districts must be in compliance with standards for the National School Lunch Program. Guidelines for healthy meals through NSLP...
'Boxing coach' dodges assault charge

...there because the incident occurred while the TMHS football team was attending a camp in Gold Beach, Ore. in 2012.Oregon District Attorney Everett Dial dismissed count one of Criminal Mistreatment 1, a Class 'C' felony, in exchange for telephonic...
Trial date set for former coach

...misdemeanor that carries the possibility of a year in jail. A 12-person jury trial was set for April 16-17.Oregon District Attorney Everett Dial declined to comment on the case. He told the Empire in a previous interview that he had planned...
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Middle school travel committee on schedule

...Dryden Principal Tom Milliron said. He added that sports travel at FDMS happens at "zero cost" to the school's or district's operating budget. The FDMS concerns cited in the report center on allowing the school to make decisions about travel...
Oregon DA decides to prosecute coach who knocked out player

An Oregon district attorney has changed course and decided to pursue a case against a former Thunder Mountain football coach accused of knocking a...
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