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Nikki Haley launches her re-election campaign

Source: Politics Balla | Aug 27 2013, 3:08am CDT | by IANS

Nikki Haley launches her re-election campaign
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley kicked off her re-election campaign surrounded by three potential Republican presidential contenders, including fellow Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal.
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Governors Not Told About Illegals Dumped in Their States

Jul 30 2014 12:57pm CDT | Source: Big Government

ASPEN, Colorado—At a closed-door meeting with Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley was blunt.  “Look, you’ve got these undocumented children,” she recalled telling Johnson, “You haven’t told any of the governors anything. We don’t know if we’re getting them. We don’t know where they’re going. And then you’re telling us it’s not costing us anything.” At a Republican Governors Association meeting here last week, several gover ...
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Republicans Jump To Defense Of Candidate Spurned By Chris Christie

Jul 25 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate spurned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in an early sign of pre-primary jockeying. Christie, who chairs the Republican Governors Association, raised eyebrows when he said this week he had no plans to campaign for GOP candidate Rob Astorino, who is running an uphill challenge against Democratic incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Christie said ...
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State Lawmakers Want Authority over Education Standards

Jul 11 2014 2:07pm CDT | Source: National Center for Policy Analysis

State lawmakers are attempting to take some of the authority over academic standards from state boards of education, reports Education Week, by enacting laws restricting how state boards may implement, develop or review educational standards. Many lawmakers resent the lack of public input in states' common-core adoptions and are seeking greater authority over standards. In the last 18 months, 10 states have passed laws that r ...
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Growing Rejection of Common Core

Jun 10 2014 8:24am CDT | Source: Big Government

The most controversial current issue in education today is clearly Common Core. It's being more hotly debated than bullying, zero tolerance, sex ed, abortion, or even school lunches. Common Core is the title of a new set of standards that the Obama Administration has been trying to force the states to use. Even before the standards were written, 45 states and the District of Columbia signed on, encouraged by inducements of federal funds. The principal outlier ...
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Governor wants end to black biker weekend

Jun 9 2014 10:11pm CDT | Source: WND

(ASSOCIATED PRESS) — ATLANTIC BEACH, S.C. — After a bloody Memorial Day weekend left three dead and seven wounded, Gov. Nikki Haley wants to end the annual Atlantic Beach Bikefest which has drawn black bikers for decades to the tiny beachside community near Myrtle Beach. But Mayor Jake Evans has no plans to end the event in a community that, during the days of segregation, was one of the only places on the South Carolina coast where blacks were welcome. The Bikefest attracts thousands to A ...
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Three States Are Now Ditching The Common Core

Jun 8 2014 11:16am CDT | Source: State Impact Ohio

Two additional states have joined Indiana in withdrawing from the Common Core math and English standards. On May 30, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed legislation that calls for new standards, designed independently of the multi-state initiative, to be implemented for the 2015-2016 school year.   And on Thursday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin approved replac ...
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South Carolina Drops Education Standards That Had Already Gotten Results

Jun 5 2014 3:37pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Abigail Bessler is an intern at ThinkProgress. CREDIT: AP South Carolina became the second state to drop the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) last week after Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill calling for the state to develop its own educational standards. But many schools in the state had already begun implementing Common Core standards — and they were getting positive results. The bill allows schools to continue wit ...
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Nikki Haley set to kick off re-election campaign

Source: Politics Balla | Aug 14 2013, 5:16am CDT | by IANS

Nikki Haley set to kick off re-election campaign
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is all set to kick off her re-election campaign with the help of some of the biggest names in the Republican Party, including fellow Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal.
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