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Over $900 million of pandemic relief funding has been appropriated for charter schools, even as researchers have documented that those schools are besieged by their own challenges and often fare no better than public schools.
ORGANIZED TEACHERS DREAMED UP CHARTER SCHOOLS — BUT THEIR VISION GOT HIJACKEDJON HALEAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Whereupon Miller and Winebrenner were besieged with requests for cash, gifts, charitable donations and meetings.
POWERBALL MYSTERY: SOMEONE IN THIS TINY TOWN WON $731 MILLION. NOW EVERYONE WANTS A PIECE OF IT.MARC FISHERJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When the rebels met with the besieged king in London, they demanded the statute repealed.
PANDEMICS HAVE LONG CREATED LABOR SHORTAGES. HERE’S WHY.SPENCER STRUBJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I’ll be besieging you with reminders in this space in the coming months.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1438: THE OLD COLLEGE TRYPAT MYERSMAY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Egypt-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the Islamic militant group that controls Gaza, ended the immediate violence, the most pressing need for a territory that had been besieged by Israeli airstrikes for 11 days.
THE FIGHTING IN GAZA IS OVER. THE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS ISN’T.JEN KIRBYMAY 21, 2021VOX
“Godzilla,” meanwhile, has grossed more than $235 million overseas — nearly a third of that in China — suggesting that the appetite for theatrical moviegoing abroad, at least in places not besieged by covid-19, is strong.
‘GODZILLA VS. KONG’ IS THE FIRST FILM ‘HIT’ OF THE VACCINE ERA. BUT THAT ERA STILL CONTAINS PLENTY OF CLOUDINESS.STEVEN ZEITCHIKAPRIL 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Already besieged by a viral threat from without, we feared we were now at war with some other invader within.
THE SURPRISINGLY ELUSIVE DEFINITION OF ‘LIFE’JACOB BROGANMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
So crazy, they even besieged the pilots when they went into the bathroom.
THE TRAGIC MID-AIR PLANE CRASH THAT CHANGED THE AMERICAN AVIATION INDUSTRY FOREVEREILEEN BJORKMANSEPTEMBER 1, 2020TIME
And I will make a circle round about thee, and I will cast up a rampart against thee, and raise up bulwarks to besiege thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
One is that the English should have gone so far out of their way as to besiege Dunaverty so zealously, or at all.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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