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The Briefing 04-09-14

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1) In pay disparity, gender isn’t operational issue – it’s motherhood

As Obama Spotlights Gender Gap in Wages, His Own Payroll Draws Scrutiny, New York Times (Michael Shear and Annie Lowrey)

Equal pay or opportunity for outrage?, CNN (Katie Packer Gage)

The ’77 Cents on the Dollar’ Myth About Women’s Pay, Wall Street Journal (Mark J. Perry And Andrew G. Biggs)

2) Education begins in home at birth, not in government institutions through Pre-K programs

Books, and Compassion, From Birth, New York Times (Ginia Bellafante)

3) Religious institutions setting standards of termination now “unfair and oppressive”

Catholic teacher contract gets exact on behavior, Associated Press (Lisa Cornwell)