We Really Shouldn’t Let Silicon Valley into Our Schools

2017-12-25T14:50:08+00:00

All divs have been put onto one line because of whitespace issues when rendered inline in browsers Photo Credit: Wavebreakmedia / Shutterstock BODY HTTPs replaced By 2020, technology in the classroom is predicted to be a 21 billion dollar industry.  Mark Zuckerberg and his partner Chan have pledged to donate $45 billion dollars in Facebook shares to bring their personalized learning to other educational spaces. [...]

We Really Shouldn’t Let Silicon Valley into Our Schools 2017-12-25T14:50:08+00:00

The surprising diversity of America’s jobless adults

2017-06-28T16:45:58+00:00

Reading media accounts these days about out-of-work Americans, one is likely to emerge with the impression that the majority are older, white males who were laid off from jobs at shuttered factories in small towns, and voted for President Trump. On the other hand, if you read stories about unemployment in America a couple of years ago, you might have concluded that younger African Americans [...]

The surprising diversity of America’s jobless adults 2017-06-28T16:45:58+00:00

Will the Department of Justice Roll Back Police Reform?

2017-04-24T13:23:46+00:00

To that end, during the Barack Obama administration, the Department of Justice launched oversight programs with many struggling police departments. Generally known as consent decrees, the goal of these efforts are to reform police departments in order to rebuild trust with local communities and make law enforcement more efficient and accountable. But in a memorandum issued last week and publicly released on Monday, Attorney General Jeff [...]

Will the Department of Justice Roll Back Police Reform? 2017-04-24T13:23:46+00:00