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Morning Roundup: From The New York Times: A Vote to Fire All Teachers at a Failing High School A Rhode Island school board...

Morning Roundup:

From The New York Times: A Vote to Fire All Teachers at a Failing High School

A Rhode Island school board voted to fire the approximately 100 staff members at a chronically underperforming high school.

From The Providence Journal: Teachers Fired, Labor Outraged

The state's tiniest, poorest city has become the center of a national battle over dramatic school reform.

From the Los Angeles Times: L.A. teachers gain control of 22 campuses in reform effort

The school board turns over most of the 30 campuses targeted for reform to instructors.

From The New York Times: Progress Slow in City Goal to Fire Bad Teachers

A campaign has led to the firing for incompetence of only three of New York City's 55,000 tenured teachers.

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Conservative radio host Dennis Prager defended his use of the word "ki*e," on his show Thursday by insisting that people should be able to use the word ni**er as well.

It all started when a caller asked why he felt comfortable using the term "ki*e" while discussing bigotry while using the term "N-word" when referring to a slur against African-Americans.

Prager used the discussion to make the point that people are allowed to use anti-Jewish slurs but cannot use the N-word because "the Left" controls American culture.

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