Jan 09, 2017
How many full-time, certified librarians would you guess one of the nation's largest school systems - a district with 220 schools and 134,000 students - employs?Proceed to the page: http://linkis.com/GAMEF
CHICAGO – Hummus is too fatty, pretzels are too salty. Even hard-boiled eggs and yogurt don’t make the cut. Those restrictions and others imposed on schools through the revamped “healthier” National School Lunch Program convinced officials in Illinois’ second largest school district to forfeit...
A tentative deal between the Chicago Teachers Union and the nation's third-largest school district was agreed to shortly before picket lines were scheduled to go up early Tuesday morning.
An Economic Policy Institute paper out this week has linked rapidly growing charter schools in some urban districts to a lack of resources and budget shortfalls in traditional school systems, leading to greater inequities for children overall. The report released Wednesday, by Bruce D. Baker...
Teachers for nearly 400,000 students are slated to strike this week after unsuccessful negotiations with the nations third largest school
Schools in Montgomery County, Md., were 94 percent white five decades ago. Now they are 30 percent Hispanic, 29 percent white, 22 percent black and 14 percent Asian.
The students joined us to discuss the shooting, their plans for a march on Washington and what kind of legislation they want to see passed in the wake of the shooting
Stunned by last week's bloodiest high school shooting in U.S. history, students across the country were mobilizing on Sunday for stronger gun laws, while Florida officials contemplated when to reopen their badly shaken school.
Several groups have organized school walkouts nationally following the Parkland, Florida school shooting that claimed the lives of 17 students.
You don't arrest an 11-year-old kid and put her in handcuffs for fighting on the bus. You just don't. - Jenice Armstrong, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
A shockingly tone-deaf defense of an accused wife-beater from Trump revealed what has been hiding in plain sight. Women are not fully human in the eyes of this president. That is a horrible example, and it leads to bad policy. - Will Bunch, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
White House chief of staff John Kelly needs to resign after his ham-handed defense of wife-beater Rob Porter working in the Oval Office. Wiping away the stain of Team Trump's toxic masculinity will be harder. - Will Bunch, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Monday again warned against resumption of U.S.-South Korean joint military drills after the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, saying it would spoil the atmosphere of reconciliation in the Korean peninsula.
The ultimate archery trick. Proving that Hollywood archery is not historical. Lars Andersen in Bridgestone commercial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBrd0Cd...
A 25-cent gasoline tax, reportedly endorsed by President Trump, could wipe out 60 percent of the benefit from individual tax cuts, according to Strategas.