Schools http://www.kplu.org en EPA tells Bureau of Indian Affairs to clean up tribal schools http://www.kplu.org/post/epa-tells-bureau-indian-affairs-clean-tribal-schools <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983441.mp3</p><p>The Environmental Protection Agency says hazardous contaminants that most schools have gotten rid of remain in more than 160 government-operated tribal schools. That includes six in the Northwest. A new settlement aims to bring schools in Native American communities up to standards.</p><p>EPA inspections of tribal schools between 2005 and 2008 found <a href="http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/56F8BD4B77654324852578F400634DD3">violations of seven environmental laws</a>, including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Toxic Substances Control Act.</p><p> Thu, 25 Aug 2011 16:14:56 +0000 Jessica Robinson 2423 at http://www.kplu.org School's out - Our roundup of best school quotes http://www.kplu.org/post/schools-out-our-roundup-best-school-quotes <p><strong>We have nothing against school. </strong>Between the two of us we have 27 years of schooling and 3 &frac12; degrees. But now that school&rsquo;s out, it&rsquo;s time to cut loose with some of our favorite apophthegms&hellip;Look it up&hellip; Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:00:00 +0000 John Kessler & John Maynard 1917 at http://www.kplu.org School's out - Our roundup of best school quotes State Supreme Court upholds special education formula http://www.kplu.org/post/state-supreme-court-upholds-special-education-formula <p>The State Supreme Court today upheld the constitutionality of the state’s formula for calculating how much money school districts get for special education classes.</p><p> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 16:36:39 +0000 John Vlahovich 336 at http://www.kplu.org State Supreme Court upholds special education formula