Race Equity Must Be a Key Priority for the Kirwan Commission
Maryland is standing on the threshold of a new era in how we educate our children. ACLU of Maryland is fighting for a full and equitable funding formula that will deliver the level of education all students need to get an excellent and free public education guaranteed by the State Constitution.
Here’s How the Kirwan Commission Wants to Expand Early Childhood Education
A quick, no-spin breakdown of the Commission’s pre-K plan
School Notes: Hogan criticizes Kirwan Commission, questions funding source
Gov. Larry Hogan is facing backlash after criticizing the Kirwan Commission and questioning where funding for their recommendations will come from.
Why aren't Md. parents talking about the Kirwan Commission?
After a visit to The Sun’s editorial board last week from William Kirwan, chairman of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, I turned to Facebook to see what parents were saying about the group and its recent recommendations to reform the state’s education system. Crickets.
This brief summarizes relevant health statistics, offers key strategies and resources for communities to explore, and provides recommendations for community leaders, funders, and policymakers aimed at reducing health disparities in the Appalachian Region related to opioid misuse.
Pakistan lawmakers critical of army barred from leaving the country, briefly detained
Pakistan News: PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD: Two lawmakers who are vocal critics of Pakistan's powerful military and have alleged widespread abuses by the armed forces say the.
How Did Maryland Lawmakers Fare in 2019? » Research » Maryland Public Policy Institute
Annapolis Report Finds Success on Pension Reform, Failures on Budget, Economy, and More Jul 15, 2019 ROCKVILLE, MD (July 15, 2019) – The Maryland General Assembly this year brought long overdue transparency to the state’s public pension system but failed to rein in government spending and added costly new mandates to many small employers. Those are key findings in the 2019 Annapolis Report, the Maryland Public…
CFI Brief: Crosswinds
This week’s discussion is geared towards the topic of aircraft performance and I thought today would be a great day to talk about crosswinds. The tree blowing across the freeway on my way into the office this morning is probably what gave me the idea. After all, March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb—chances are excellent you’ll have an opportunity to experience some varied winds while flying this month In general, taking off and landing into wind improves aircraft…
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and legislators should work together to enact pension commission...
Pension commission members produced an exhaustive, deeply-researched report that lays out a clear prescription for fixing the funds. Very significantly, they released their report to the public.
Addie Mocca and Janet Kirwan What a Great Team!
SARRC – Addie Mocca and Janet Kirwan What a Great Team Did you know that 1 out of 64 children in Arizona has been diagnosed with autism? It’s sad but true. These two amazing ladies, Addie Mocca and Janet Kirwan from SARRC (Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center) are truly making a difference in lives of so many children with Autism. Maria Jones Law Firm is proud to support and contribute in many different ways to this incredible organization. See you all at…
How to Brief a Case
Brief video lecture by David Jaroszewski, Director of Paralegal Studies at Lee College, Baytown, Texas.
Funding arts must be part of Kirwan reforms
Maryland's failure to properly fund art programs in schools must be addressed as part of changes in state funding formula.
FTS Front-line Partners Brief Brazil’s Top Anti-trafficking Commission « Free the Slaves
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A brief guide to Big Pharma
Americans pay the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. Why?
WV Legislative Brief
March 10, 2017 | Legislative Action by the Numbers 934 bills introduced in the House 572 bills introduced in the Senate 70 bills have passed the Senate and await House consideration 55 bills have passed the House and await Senate consideration My View from the Capitol: Yesterday marked the halfway point for the 2017 session of the West Virginia Legislature. Closing the budget gap for the 2018 fiscal year has been, and continues to be, the primary focus of members of the Legislature…
Lessons from Ebola: Presidential Bioethics Commission Releases Recommendations on Preparedness...
This week the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues released a brief, Ethics and Ebola: Public Health Planning and Response,to the administration and the public on ethical preparedness for public health emergency response, with a focus on the U.S. response to the current Ebola epidemic in western Africa. The brief considers what lessons the… Read more
A Brief Guide
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Morning brief for February 20
The euro ticked a few points higher in the Tokyo morning after drifting back to 1…
Seven brief lessons on physics
From black holes to Einstein's theory of relativity, Carlo Rovelli's acclaimed book condenses the revelations of modern physics into just 78 pages - listen to find out more
A Brief History of Telecommunications
'Telecommunication' is a term coming from Greek and meaning 'communication at distance' through signals of varied nature coming from a transmitter to a receiver. In order to achieve effective communication, the choice of a proper mean of transport for the signal has played (and still plays) a fundamental...