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Businesses Hire Teens From The City Under Summer Jobs Program

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — For more than 30 years, the city has had a program in place to get summer jobs for teens. Mostly the jobs involve outdoor clean up work. 410 more words


Brock Powell's murder conviction overturned: Retrial ordered over toddler BJ Williams' death

His lawyer argued on appeal the judge did not properly consider the possibility the boy’s mother, who was not charged, might have inflicted the fatal injuries??? 1,253 more words

Australian Crimes

Coach Fred Turoff Begins 38th Year as Head Coach

With the frost-filled, wintery air upon us flocks of students head to the Pearson McGonigle Hall to stay in shape. But out of shape students aren’t the only ones working hard in this building. 748 more words


Weekly Update: K12, Inc. tanks with parents and Wall Street, how "non-profit" charter school$ fleece taxpayers, a school to prison pipeline, literally, and much, much more.

The Weekly Update for the news and views you might have missed

Helen Barkin writes a thorough review of what happened state by state on November 6, 2012 in this article. 5,695 more words

Charter Schools

Kick the Can Budgeting

Guest column by Brendan Williams, former Washington State legislator

A progressive can fairly argue that one-time budget gimmicks are as insidious as an all-cuts budget in keeping the focus away from the budget sustainability that can only come from real tax reform. 645 more words

Tax & Budget

Kids love cake - so let them eat it

Guest column by Brendan Williams, former Washington State legislator

Given that the state’s “paramount” constitutional duty is “to make ample provision for” K-12 education, the focus on proposed budget cuts affecting kids is, not surprisingly, on education. 611 more words

Tax & Budget

Man Shot Dead On West Side Street

CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was shot to death on a West Side street Monday morning.

Before he was shot the victim may have gotten into an altercation with the assailant, who then fled the scene, police said. 110 more words