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Gay marriage As our legislators in Illinois struggle with gay marriage laws, I would like to offer some insights about gay people that may help to expedite the process. I am not gay, but the following are statements I firmly believe to be true: •...
As this week marks the end of the school year for Baltimore City schools, I thought I'd share a piece sent to me by a first-year teacher that draws a rather provocative conclusion that many of the district's struggles are fueled by its own low...
Tags: Teachers, Teaching and Learning, Students
A Washington-based think tank has named Maryland No.1 in the country for the performance of its low-income students, finding that in the last eight years, Maryland's poorest students made the most academic progress than any comparable population in the...
Tags: Washington, DC, School Examinations, Poverty
The new state budget could push Glendale Unified out of contention for extra money earmarked for school districts with a majority of students who are poor or are learning English. The budget draft originally proposed that districts would receive the...
Waiving library book late fees could help keep more kids reading, according to a Palm Beach County proposal aimed at helping low-income families. County officials this week agreed to explore the idea of lifting the 10 cents-a-day late fees, at least for...
TALLAHASSEE — The federal government gave final approval Friday to Florida's long-debated proposal to overhaul the Medicaid system by requiring beneficiaries statewide to enroll in HMOs and other types of managed-care plans. The decision was not...
On most days in landlord-tenant court in Baltimore City District Court, the only issue is: "Did you pay your rent?" If not, you are on the street. No defense is allowed, such as "I was sick and lost time from work," "My benefit check did not arrive," or...
Stateline.orgConsumers want to know: Will health insurance cost more, less, or about the same on the new health insurance exchanges? Politicians, for their own reasons, have the same question about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on insurance in 2014....
With ocean views selling at a pricey premium throughout Southern California, it can be dumbfounding to encounter a prominent downtown Santa Monica hotel that deliberately averts its gaze from the water. The boxy former Holiday Inn near the Third...
email@example.comFranklin County, Pa., government leaders are trying to recoup tax money from a collection agency that went out of business. Central Tax Bureau of Pennsylvania, or Centax, did not collect taxes within Franklin County. However, it collected earned...
I recently recalled something I learned in Sociology 101 some time ago. To oversimplify, we were taught that, economically speaking, there was an upper class, a middle class and a lower class. Today, the upper class are the wealthy, who have attorneys...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON Student loan rates will double to 6.8 percent on July 1 if Congress doesn't settle on a new plan soon, but disagreements flared Thursday, not only between the two parties, but between a veteran Democrat and President Barack Obama. Sen. Tom...
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