Texas lawmakers prepared to pull funding for $10 million steroid testing system for high school athletes New Jersey and Florida ... watch the person providing a urine sample. Privacy for under-age athletes is a potentially huge loophole for cheaters. The testing protocols, including which drugs were tested for, were developed by the UIL and Drug Free Sport. 03/23/2015 - 4:31 am | View Link
Undercover students used in drug busts at some University of Wisconsin campuses Opponents say the use of students in undercover drug investigations ... targets and had him sign an agreement. The student, facing felony charges, says he made multiple controlled buys on campus. He wore a recording device and a wrist watch with a camera. 09/16/2014 - 3:55 am | View Link
Pasco sheriff announces latest Spice bust On Thursday afternoon, Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco revealed his agency's latest crackdown on the illegal marijuana substitute known as "Spice" and many other names. Nocco said his latest arrest targets included ... no mistake--this drug is more dangerous ... 08/14/2014 - 1:04 am | View Link
Bust targets 24 in Puerto Rico airport drug ring Authorities arrested 24 alleged members of the organization in the United States and Puerto Rico who were indicted on drug charges. The cocaine was shipped to several cities, primarily Orlando, Florida, officials said. Puerto Rico has become a major ... 05/20/2014 - 9:48 am | View Link
Volusia drug bust targets car dealership and towing company A very large drug bust ... says Volusia County Sheriff Office spokesperson Gary Davidson. The bond for Jeffrey and Stephanie Hanks was set at more than $620,000 – investigators believe they recruited other family members to travel throughout Florida ... 05/10/2014 - 5:53 pm | View Link
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Greenville Drug Bust Nets 100 Pounds of Pot http://www.witntv.com/home/headlines/... Police say a six month investigation led them today to 100 pounds of marijuana, worth $320,000. Greenville police ... 03/28/2015 - 5:38 am | View Website
On Sunday, with a hard deadline for a framework agreement on its nuclear program two days away, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi told the Iranian media that Iran will not ship its enriched uranium to Russia or anywhere else for conversion to rods incapable of fueling atomic weapons. "The export of stocks of enriched uranium is not in our program," he said.
How are charter schools doing compared to public schools?
Among wonks, the conventional wisdom has congealed: on average, not much better.
This is technically true, but as the economic analyst Adam Ozimek points out, this is misleading, as averages so often are.
The most widely cited studies concerning charter schools actually paint a much more complicated, and much more encouraging, picture: Charter schools that cater principally to poor students — and especially those that primarily serve black students — do much, much better than public schools.
Something remarkable happened last Thursday: a filibuster-proof majority of senators voted to get the ball rolling on paid sick leave. Specifically, they amended the Senate’s budget resolution, calling for a "deficit-neutral reserve fund for legislation to allow Americans to earn paid sick time."
Now, budget resolutions aren't laws, but rather declarations by the legislature of what it intends to do.
One of the many depressing aspects of the 2004 election was the crushing defeat of pro-gay marriage forces. Republican operatives, cynically stoking turnout with outright lies, put gay marriage bans on the ballot in 11 states, every one one of which was passed overwhelmingly.
So it's jarring that gay marriage is now legal in 36 states, a mere 10 years later.
I'm a new father. Like many new parents, I've been giving a lot of thought to how I want to raise my child. And just as this became my life's primary mission, there emerged this phenomenon of "free range kids." An anti-helicopter parenting movement was just what I wanted.
Lenore Skenazy, who is sort of the spokeswoman for free range parenting, says she is fighting "the belief that our children are in constant danger from creeps, kidnapping, germs, grades, flashers, frustration, failure, baby snatchers, bugs, bullies, men, sleepovers and/or the perils of a non-organic grape." Finally!
To describe the village of Nagoro, Japan, as "tiny" would be an overstatement. The hamlet in the southern part of the country boasts only 35 aging villagers. But one resident has been steadily bolstering this fading population with a dedicated, if lethargic, group of bystanders.
Tsukimi Ayano arranges a scarecrow at a bus stop, in the mountain village of Nagoro.