Senate passes budget bill and sends it to Obama

Senate passes budget bill and sends it to Obama – The Boston Globe >by: David M. Herszenhorn |New York Times  October 31, 2015|RePost: 11/02/2015 2:18:26 PM| WASHINGTON — The Senate approved a crucial bipartisan budget agreement early Friday that would avert a government default and end nearly five years of pitched battles between congressional Republicans and the Obama administration over fiscal policy. The measure, which was approved 64-35, now goes […]

Read more

Netanyahu basks in Congress invitation, but may shake U.S. ties

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in his office in Jerusalem January 4, 2015.

Netanyahu basks in Congress invitation, but may shake U.S. ties | Reuters >by: Luke Baker | 01/23/2015 19:08 CET | RePost: 01/25/2015 4:45:30 AM| JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to accept an invitation to address the U.S. Congress just days before Israel’s parliamentary election offers him invaluable pre-vote publicity, but may also have shaken the balance of U.S.-Israel ties. John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, […]

Read more

Judge seems skeptical of Arpaio’s challenge to Obama immigration plan

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, is suing to halt President Barack Obama’s immigration program.

Judge seems skeptical of Arpaio’s challenge to Obama immigration plan | US news | The Guardian Arizona sheriff claims the president violated the constitution as judge indicates that matter may be best left for Congress >by: The Guardian | Monday 12/22/2014 16.50 EST | RePost: 12/23/2014 11:00:46 AM | A federal judge on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of an Arizona sheriff’s lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama’s plan to spare nearly […]

Read more

Common Core Vs Home Schooled

Common Core Vs Home Schooled The standards of Common Core are as follows: Research and evidence based Clear, understandable, and consistent Aligned with college and career expectations Based on rigorous content and the application of knowledge through higher-order thinking skills Built upon the strengths and lessons of current state standards Informed by other top-performing countries to prepare all students for success in our global economy and society… According to the […]

Read more