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Scooters take senior pair across country

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- A pair of septuagenarians on motor scooters who pulled into New York's Times Square say they loved their transcontinental journey.

Brainwashing students?

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The National Education Association, with 2.6 million members, is the nation's largest union and one of the most powerful lobbies in Washington.
HERB LONDON, A UPI Outside View commentary

Think tanks wrap-up 2

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

Of Human Interest: News lite

People enjoy watching so-called reality TV shows -- "Big Brother" or "Popstars" -- but they are not fooled by how participants tend to act up, British research shows.
ELLEN BECK, United Press International

The politics of 'divisive'

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Of the many terms used to criticize public school vouchers, the most confusing has to be "divisive." This is not only because the word fails to reflect any kind
RAUL DAMAS, A UPI Outside view commentary

Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The UPI Think Tank Wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events, and position statements released by various think t

Bush reforms, reshapes domestic programs

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The domestic component of President Bush's $2.12 trillion budget proposal released Monday is full of plans for reforming and reshaping federal programs.
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Bush touts education bill; lauds Kennedy

BOSTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush trumpeted Tuesday the sweeping $26 billion education act he signed earlier in the day to improve student learning and school teaching performance.

Bush signs education bill

HAMILTON, Ohio, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- President Bush signed into law Tuesday a sweeping $26 billion education act to improve student learning and school teaching performance by annual testing of stu

Living Today: Issues of modern living

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Gaps remain in early childhood education

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- States are providing more early childhood education programs but gaps in quality and access remain for the nation's 11.9 million children under age five, accord
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Conferees deliver education bill

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- House and Senate education conference committee members delivered to President Bush a sweeping education reform package that for the first time will link the academic achievement of millions of American students to the amount of federal dollars their scho
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House Reporter

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