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Student Rights blog on city paper

The Asheville Citizen-Times set me up as one of their community bloggers. I'm blogging about my project to add a student adviser on the school board, student rights and student issues at http://miva.citizen-times.com/cgi-bin/miva?blogs+blog_id=aking.

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Election Held, New Board Elected

After a close election, NYRA’s membership has spoken. The membership has elected Jessica Campbell, Scott Davidson, Zach Hobesh, Alex Hull-Richter, Adam King, Alex Koroknay-Palicz, Keith Mandell, Katrina Moncure, and Pamela Tatz to sit on the NYRA board of directors for the 2006-2007 term. All of ...

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NYRA Holds Annual Meeting

On August 5, 2006, NYRA members met in San Francisco to listen to speakers, hear about the events of the past year, and discuss youth rights with activists from throughout the country. This year’s annual meeting was the best NYRA has ever had. The meeting ...

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School Board Ignores Constituents

On Thursday, July 20, I held a public forum and press conference in downtown Asheville. My goal in doing so was to show the Buncombe County Board of Education how many people actually support having a student adviser on the school board. Members from the ...

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Debunking Election Controversy & Parliamentary Procedure

Excerpts from a Q and A with Dr. John A. Cagle, Parliamentarian of the Academic Senate and Professor of Communication at California State University, Fresno There is no such thing as a 2/3 majority. The correct language is a 2/3 vote. Majority in law and ...

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NYRA Mourns Passing of John Taylor Gatto

Renowned critic of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto passed away this week at the age of 82.  A teacher for 30 years, he achieved notoriety after...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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Portland Student Rights Union joins NYRA to address Student Rights

Members of Portland Student Rights Union - A NYRA Chapter We originally started the Portland Student Rights Union (SRU) in October 2017 to protest the administration...

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18 Years Is Half My Life

Time speeds up A year represents less perceived time to someone in their 90s than it does to someone in their teens. You can see how...

BY Sebastian Barajas
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Portland Student Rights Union joins NYRA to address Student Rights

Members of Portland Student Rights Union - A NYRA Chapter We originally started the Portland Student Rights Union (SRU) in October 2017 to protest the administration...

BY Portland Student Rights Union
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18 Years Is Half My Life

Time speeds up A year represents less perceived time to someone in their 90s than it does to someone in their teens. You can see how...

BY Sebastian Barajas
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NYRA Mourns Passing of John Taylor Gatto

Renowned critic of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto passed away this week at the age of 82.  A teacher for 30 years, he achieved notoriety after...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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