I Voted, an American right!

If what’s happening in the world is important to you, take a stand and let your voice be known. Go Vote!
Many Texas News services are reporting great numbers of people voting statewide. By 4:30 pm Monday, 42,241 ballots had been cast in Dallas County.
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Discover this Year’s Most In-Demand Jobs

By Megan Whitworth of TFCL (Texas Forest Country Living)
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If you’re hunting for a new gig, it’s time to discover this year’s hottest jobs. The 2017 Hot Jobs report reveals the most in-demand and emerging jobs across engineering, finance and accounting, human resources, information technology (IT), life sciences, manufacturing and logistics, office and administration, and non-clinical healthcare.

“Experts and many economists, predict a strong economy in 2017. Randstad is offering tips for landing a hot job.
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13% of Students are Chronically Absent

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Rows of school desks/many absent studentsi – LA Johnson/NPR

It’s one of the oldest issues in school improvement: Getting kids to show up. If students miss 10 percent of the school year — that’s just two days a month —research shows they are way more likely to fall behind — even drop out.

Today, the U.S. Education Department is releasing a report on the first national data set on chronic absence.
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