K-12 school curriculum has received much public attention in recent years, with many discussions centered around diversity, equity, and inclusion. Meanwhile, another lesser-known vision grows in popularity—a conservative stance against a proclaimed "false, divisive, and radical, anti-American curriculum"—known as 1776 Action.
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A failure to plan, the saying goes, is planning to fail. And over the past 30 years, this maxim has played out in the nation’s approach to climate-related disasters, particularly flooding. In 2021 alone, flooding has taken lives and destroyed homes and businesses from Tennessee and New Jersey to Washington state and Arkansas. The year was not an outlier: In each of the past five years, floods caused an average of $9 billion in damage and economic losses across the country.
(The Center Square) – In almost whirlwind fashion, the Kentucky House of Representatives on Thursday passed a two-year budget plan by an 85-8 vote just hours after it cleared a House committee.
(The Center Square) – The Laredo, Texas, home and campaign office of Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, a vocal critic of the president, was raided by the FBI on Wednesday.
(The Center Square) – The number of illegal immigrants apprehended at the southern border by the Texas Department of Public Safety in the past year has somewhat mitigated what is otherwise a huge problem because the Biden administration is failing to enforce U.S. immigration laws, a former U.S. Border Patrol executive says.