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lunes, 2 de marzo de 2015

Teachers come to learn and share

Teachers come to learn and share
 - But all believe there is much to learn from the American education model, which is still considered the leader in education around the world and by ...

An educational culture: The right angle on education

An educational culture: The right angle on education
 - The basic problem with America's educational system is not that college is too expensive. Nor is the basic problem that public school teachers are ...


The 1 percent's immigration con: How big business adds to income inequality, pits workers against ...

The 1 percent's immigration con: How big business adds to income inequality, pits workers against ...
 - More recently, studying the impact of immigration on African-Americans, ... poorer workers and increased economic inequality in the United States.


No one was “gay” in the 18th century: why we must not rewrite history with today's terms

No one was “gay” in the 18th century: why we must not rewrite history with today's terms
 - But trying to find an LGBT community in the past won't work. Type LGBT into our National Archives catalogue and you are returned with only a handful ...

Record number of children adopted by LGBT families

Record number of children adopted by LGBT families
 - The number of children adopted by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ( LGBT ) couples and individuals has reached record highs over the last ...

10 LGBT Superheroes Who Kick Major Ass

10 LGBT Superheroes Who Kick Major Ass
 - If there's one thing DC Comics likes to do, it's shake things up. Recently, they just revealed that Catwoman, one of their most famous characters, ...

After Adoption sees massive increase in number of LGBT adopters

After Adoption sees massive increase in number of LGBT adopters
 - People who identify as LGBT play a key role in creating these families and this year 1 in 5 of our newly approved adopters identified as lesbian, gay, ...

Top city schools all out to make kids LGBT-literate

Top city schools all out to make kids LGBT-literate
 - The school has liaised with organisations working for the LGBT community to help them take sessions with students and forge a dialogue in order to ...

De Blasio joins LGBT St Patrick's Day marchers in braving New York City snow

De Blasio joins LGBT St Patrick's Day marchers in braving New York City snow
 - New York mayor Bill de Blasio waves an Irish flag as he marches in the St Pat's for All parade in the Sunnyside, Queens.

Time for grown-up debate on inequality

Time for grown-up debate on inequality
 - Jeff Greene, an investor and philanthropist, was a Democratic candidate in Florida for the U.S. Senate in 2010. The views expressed are his own.

I will be the poster boy for inequality': Multi-billionaire claims he was misquoted when he said ...

I will be the poster boy for inequality': Multi-billionaire claims he was misquoted when he said ...
 - America's lifestyle expectations are far too high and need to be adjusted so we have ... and most of all the long-term challenge of economic inequality.

California eyes 'Right to Rest Act' to stem criminalization of homeless

California eyes 'Right to Rest Act' to stem criminalization of homeless
 - "It's time to address poverty, mental health and the plight of the homeless head-on as a social issue and not a criminal issue," State Sen. Carol Liu ...


What happens before and after sex is an economic issue

What happens before and after sex is an economic issue
 - Single women between 15 and 44 from the lowest income bracket (>100% of the federal poverty line, $11,770) in the US are five times more likely to ...

Crime, violence and poverty in Central America drove child exodus to US over the last 2 years ...

Crime, violence and poverty in Central America drove child exodus to US over the last 2 years ...
 - In addition to crime, violence and poverty, the GAO report (pdf) said the U.S. officials in those Central American countries also cited educational ...

The Daily Show tackles the growing wealth inequality among the super-rich

The Daily Show tackles the growing wealth inequality among the super-rich
 - Changing his tune ahead of a probable 2016 presidential run, Rubio now says that he "gets" that there are millions of people living in America illegally ...

Fewer Labor Unions Means More Income Inequality

Fewer Labor Unions Means More Income Inequality
 - Fewer Labor Unions Means More Income Inequality ... Union membership in America has been on a steady and steep decline since the 1980s.

Asians Make It Big in America

Asians Make It Big in America
 - The growing national concern about economic inequality raises many ... And when it comes to financial prudence, whites and Asian-Americans ...

US millennials post 'abysmal' scores in tech skills test, lag behind foreign peers

US millennials post 'abysmal' scores in tech skills test, lag behind foreign peers
 - This, the study authors said, signaled America's high degree of inequality. ... While few American test-takers lacked a high school degree, the United ...

The myth of the 1% and the 99%

The myth of the 1% and the 99%
  - The economic inequality statistics trumpeted in much of the media do a ... in America, manifested most saliently in the Occupy Wall Street movement.


The cost of being poor in America

The cost of being poor in America
 - Poverty seems to have nothing to do with developed countries, such as the United States, the economic powerhouse. However, as it turned out, this is ...

Poverty needs addressed, a little better than before

Poverty needs addressed, a little better than before
 - Unfortunately, many Americans live on the outskirts of hope-some because of poverty, and some because of their color, and all too many because of ...

How to end child poverty in America

How to end child poverty in America
 - John D. Sutter is a columnist for CNN Opinion and creator of CNN's Change the List project. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Email him ...

Supports are in place for Peninsula's growing Hispanic student population

Supports are in place for Peninsula's growing Hispanic student population
 - Hispanic student populations have at least doubled in every Virginia ... The center provides a Hispanic domestic violence support group, outreach ...

Fox News Ignores High-Profile Police Shooting Of Unarmed Latino

Fox News Ignores High-Profile Police Shooting Of Unarmed Latino
 - While it is true that black people are more likely than whites or Hispanics to experience the "threat or use of force" by police, as Mother Jones reported, ...

Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies

Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies
 - Minnie may have been passed over by the Baseball Hall of Fame during his lifetime, but for me and for generations of black and Latino young people ...