Archive of 2010 August

Act 250 Helping Rid Wisconsin of Offensive Native American Mascots and Logos

on August 13th, 2010 in Blog by | No Comments

Wisconsin’s new law–Act 250–allows persons to file a complaint against a school board for its “use of race-based nicknames, logos, mascots and team names.”  What is particularly exciting about the new law is that, during the resulting hearing before the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the school board and not…

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LGBTQ Literature: Selected Works on Intersectionality

on August 9th, 2010 in LGBTQ by | No Comments

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Wow, what a week (and a half)!

on August 5th, 2010 in Blog by | No Comments

18 States and D.C. Named as Finalists for Race to the Top Senate confirms Elena Kagan’s nomination to Supreme Court 49 applicants win i3 grants (Congrats to our colleagues at Quill Research Associaties!) Court Rejects Same-Sex Marriage Ban in California (we hear that the judge’s opinion is worth the read)…

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Wisconsin Mascot Law Having an Impact

on August 4th, 2010 in Blog by | No Comments

The Kewaunee School District in Wisconsin has decided to formally discontinue the use of its Indians team name and logo!  We think this is an extremely important issue for public education today. This decision comes after Wisconsin passed the historic Race Based Nicknames, Mascots, and Logos Law.  Here is some…

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