Going to start with even if your street or even your town does not have storm sewers you still have to pay the tax.
They are getting around the “Tax” with out a vote issue by calling it a fee but It is just a tax.
This is outside your normal sewer bill.
People with wells a septic system and no storm service still get charged.
Snip: For residential properties, they have created a three-tier [...]
The HIV infection rate for heterosexual African American women in the District’s poorest neighborhoods nearly doubled in two years, from 6.3 percent to 12.1 percent, according to a study released Wednesday by the D.C. Department of Health.
The large increase reflects wider testing of people who were previously unaware of their status and possibly a still-rising rate of new infections in that high-risk group, officials said.
The disease remains at epidemic levels in [...]
Lawyer for Kelly Altenburg denies she was in the classroom when abusive remarks were made to 10-year-old Akian
Investigation by Cherry Hill school district found she was not present
Cherry Hill Superintendent says Altenburg was put on leave to minimize ‘disruption to our schools’
One school aide has already resigned; another was put on leave
Substitute aide was not invited back
A teacher who oversees a classroom where a father says his autistic son was verbally [...]
By Nikita Stewart, Updated: Wednesday, April 18, 5:18 PM
The District’s attorney general will sue city employees recently fired for collecting unemployment benefits while working.
Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan said Wednesday his office will begin filing civil lawsuits “in the next few weeks” to get back the city’s money. District officials have estimated that the city distributed fraudulent payments of as much as $800,000 since 2009.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s administration has fired 61 out of 92 employees who [...]
Justin Berton / The Chronicle
(12-22) 13:34 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Firefighters are battling a massive five-alarm blaze centered in an almost century-old four-story apartment building at 1015 Pierce Street near San Francisco’s Alamo Square.
At least two other buildings have suffered damage in the fire and at least 120 firefighters have responded to the scene, a dispatcher said.
Flames shot out of windows and a huge plume of black smoke rose into [...]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Some California schools are turning away middle and high school students who have not received a required whooping cough vaccine while others are defying a law passed last year after a historic spike in cases of the potentially fatal disease.
The law approved last September initially required all students entering grades seven through 12 to get vaccinated by the start of the 2011-2012 [...]
Joenisha Johnson, 11, of Visitacion Valley Middle School gets her vaccination at district headquarters.
San Francisco — Some 2,000 San Francisco students who still lacked proof of a whooping cough vaccination one month into the school year were barred from class Thursday and told not to return until they got the shot.
A new state law requires all children in grades seven through 12 to have the vaccine [...]
Cliff Ker, L.A. Unified’s Academic Decathlon coordinator since 2000, will split his duties next year between the decathlon and working as an assistant principal at Bell High School. [...]
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman said Monday she will provide mayor Michael Nutter with whatever documentation is needed to get millions in new funding from the city.
“We’re going to be accountable for whatever resources that we get,” she told reporters today after an event at the National Constitution Center. “We have no trouble; I have no trouble with accountability and transparency.”
D.C. school officials are investigating 14 security breaches by students and teachers during last month’s standardized testing, after throwing out last year’s scores from three classrooms with “evidence or a strong suspicion of a test security violation.”Amid heightened scrutiny of the chronically troubled school system’s large testing gains, the Office of the State Superintendent ordered an investigation into 18 classrooms with a suspicious [...]
Before Los Alamitos High School science teachers can tackle topics such as global warming, they will have to demonstrate to the school board that the course is politically balanced.
A new environmental science course prompted the Los Alamitos Unified School District on Tuesday to rewrite its policy for teaching controversial subject matter. Concerned that “liberal” faculty members could skew lessons on global warming, the board of [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia is becoming the first U.S. jurisdiction to allow Internet gambling, trying to raise millions of dollars from the habits of online poker buffs and acting ahead of traditional gambling meccas like New Jersey and Nevada.
Permitting the online games was part of the 2011 budget and a 30-day period for Congress to object expired last week, said D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown, [...]
1) School district budget deficit balloons to $115 million (Alabama)
“Two months ago, the DeKalb County School System feared it would need to balance a budget deficit next year of more than $50 million. Then things got worse. Much worse.
That deficit shot to $88 million last month after district officials learned projected property tax revenues were overstated. As the district scrambled to make up the difference, former [...]