Feds to Florida: halt non-citizen voter purge The Justice Department ordered Florida’s elections division to halt a systematic effort to find and purge the state’s voter rolls of noncitizen voters. Florida’s effort appears to violate both the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which protects minorities ... 06/1/2012 - 4:36 am | View Link
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Amid long-running concerns that it’s too easy to become a teacher, the White House on Tuesday evening announced new draft regulations that could overhaul the way teacher preparation programs are held accountable for their graduates' performance.
Earlier this month, a report from a Washington think tank found that education majors tend to rack up more A’s than other majors, confirming “the damaging public perception that, too often, getting an education degree is among the easier college career paths.” The proposed regulations seek to change that.
The Obama administration had announced its intention to develop new standards of accountability for teacher preparation programs in April.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress on Tuesday vowed to reject an emerging Republican effort to split immigration-related funding from a full-year government spending bill that avoids a government shutdown. The plan, being pushed by some conservative Republicans including incoming House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, would provide a short-term funding extension only for immigration agencies as a way to exert leverage against President Barack Obama's immigration order last week.