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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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OPINION: Too hot for guns

Alex Thornhill September 14, 2018

Last week, over 100 Northeast Ohio schools closed for the day due to temperatures reaching in upper 90s. The schools, mostly inner-city and lower income districts, closed the buildings due to not having...

Opinion: Open letter to Betsy DeVos

Jessica Kukura February 22, 2017

Dear Betsy DeVos,Can you ever understand the needs of our students from a low socioeconomic background, when you grew up as a billionaire? Can you ensure the safety of our Muslim-American students, who...

Deborah Spake

KSU faculty weigh in on Trump cabinet members

Cameron Hoover February 22, 2017

Betsy DeVos is President Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. secretary of education and was confirmed Feb. 7. Her job as secretary will be to ensure equal access to education and promote educational excellence...

Opinion: Why we need Betsy DeVos

Jeffrey King February 15, 2017

On Feb. 1, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as secretary of education in a rare tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence. Two Republican senators, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, voted against DeVos.Such...

Matt Poe

Opinion: As Poe puts it: Public schools continue to suffer years after Devos confirmation

Matt Poe February 8, 2017

Editor's Note: The following column contains satire. Events mentioned in the piece are fictitious.It’s been 10 years since former Secretary of Education and professional airhead Betsy DeVos was confirmed...

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