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Georgia Elementary School Educator Fired After Allegedly Calling Michelle Obama A ‘Gorilla’

By Ed Mazza An elementary school employee in Georgia was fired this week after it was revealed that she allegedly posted racist messages on Facebook. Jane Wood Allen, who served as a teacher’s aide at the Chestatee Elementary School in Gainesville, allegedly called first lady Michelle Obama a “gorilla” in an August Facebook post. “I admire a gorilla more than I admire her (Wait, I forgot, she is a gorilla), ...

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Top Ten High Schools in the U.S. for Low Income Students

Every year, Newsweek releases their “Beating the Odds” list of schools around the country that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college, including low-income students who have to overcome economic disadvantages. The schools are rated according to performance indicators, and college preparedness based on college acceptance, college prep tests such as SAT and ACT, and percent of students ta ...

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