In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has wasted no time using his territory’s recovery as an opportunity to push policy proposals that are right out of the “disaster capitalism” playbook.
The president and secretary of education are old-school "segregation academy" politicians with strong ideological investments in private school vouchers.
Half of U.S. physicians are “disengaged, burned out, and demoralized and plan to either retire, cut back on work hours, or seek non-clinical roles,” according to a new survey.Half of physicians nationwide are “disengaged, burned out, and demoralized and plan to either retire, cut back on work hours, or seek non-clinical roles,” according to a new survey.
An estimated 26,000 African-American teachers have disappeared from some of the nation's neediest campuses, even as the overall teaching workforce increased by 134,000, reports Mother Jones.
Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates (pictured) says officials concluded such facilities are less safe and effective than those run by the U.S. government.
Missoula "desired to own the water system that serves its residents because city officials believe a community’s water system is a public asset best owned and operated by the public,” the state's supreme court wrote.
"How about signaling a new direction for federal education policy, one that promises to support schools and educators, not to punish them?" a leading public education campaigner asks.
When public land is transferred to states, significant portions end up being sold off to private interests—and that means less wild nature for all Americans to enjoy.
We assume as a basic human right the easy access to clean water, and for most Americans it flows from the tap whenever we want But as the lead contamination in Michigan shows, we're more vulnerable than we think We assume as a basic human right the easy access to clean water .