Lawmakers target parents of disabled for truancy sanction

(Ill.) With as many as one out of eight elementary school students in Chicago missing a month or more of class time, lawmakers are considering upping the sanction on parents that knowing allow their children enrolled in special education to be truant.

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Advocates press Sacramento on arts funding

(Calif.) A new report validating the positive fiscal impacts of creative thinking on the state’s economy is likely to serve as the platform from where advocates seek more money for arts education in public schools.

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