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January 21, 2014

Feds threaten schools with disparate-impact liability

The Obama Administration recently sent a warning to the nation's schools to not racially discriminate against students.  The warning came in the form of a "dear colleague" letter, which explains how the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education interpret Titles IV and VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The controversial part of the ...

June 21, 2010

Is anyone else tired of the word 'conservation'?

Author: Brandon Middleton I know I am. It seems you can't go a day without being reminded of the need for water conservation in California. Glendale Water & Power, for example, has emphasized conservation since 2008 and "will continue to step up its water conservation message again this summer." In a recent San Francisco Chronicle ...