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Parent Union Shakes Up Education Debate


by Natalie Missakian, CT News Junkie Kelley Williams-Bolar first met Connecticut Parents Union founder Gwen Samuel when she was fighting felony charges in Ohio for stealing an education. Fed up with the conditions in her children’s low-performing school in Akron, Ohio, Williams-Bolar used her father’s address to enroll her children in a better district where […]

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Rise of the Single-Woman Voter


By Hanna Rosin, Slate When headlines announced last weekend that the “Obama Campaign Plans Big Effort to Court Women,” they generally called a couple of particular types of women to mind. Despite the dating metaphors (woo, court, win over) she is not generally available for romance. One type, familiar from past elections, is a variation on […]

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Connecticut Parents Union to rally Wednesday at Capitol

From Republican-American HARTFORD — Connecticut Parents Union is rallying parents at the Capitol on Wednesday to claim a greater voice in the ongoing debate on education reform. The event begins at noon with a forum on education reform featuring community leaders and lawmakers at Grace Lutheran Church in Hartford, followed by a rally from 3 […]

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Taking Control


From The New Yorker Will female voters flee the Republican Party over its attacks on reproductive rights? In Comment this week, Margaret Talbot writes about the problems with using birth control to attack President Obama: It’s tempting to say that the timing of these events—and the eighty new restrictions on abortion rights that were enacted […]

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Education or Bust


by Mara Gay, The Daily Three years ago, Yolanda Miranda spent the night in jail for grand larceny. Her crime? Stealing an education. The mother of five turned herself in after she was busted for sending her kids to school in a city where she didn’t live. Miranda, 36, says the schools in Rochester, N.Y., […]

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Rally planned after Parents’ Union forum on ‘High Quality Education’


By Claire Bessette, The Day A statewide education advocacy group will host a public forum and rally at the state Capitol Wednesday to discuss issues ranging from early childhood education to college graduation systems, parental involvement and teacher evaluations. The Connecticut Parents’ Union has organized the “Day of Action for High Quality Education.” The program will […]

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War On Women


About 430 contraceptive-related bills have surfaced in the last two months- but Democrats think they’re on the right side of this issue. MSNBC’s Richard Lui, Alex Wagner Michelle Bernard and Traci McMillan talk about the fight to protect women’s rights.

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2012 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition to Open with Carville & Rove Debate, Dan Pink is Closing General Session Speaker

From Fox Carolina Information contained on this page is provided by companies via press release distributed through PR Newswire, an independent third-party content provider. PR Newswire, WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. SOURCE American Society of Association Executives Jean Chatzky, Peter Diamandis, Hattie Hill, Fritzi Woods will lead Game Changer sessions WASHINGTON, March 7, […]

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Super Tuesday Reflections


Published in The Hill, March 7, 2012 The voters spoke in 10 states, and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is likely to be the Republican nominee. However, he will not wrap up the race anytime soon. And he’s going to have a very difficult time winning over the skeptical voters he needs for victory in […]

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