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Study Finds Plenty of Low-performing Schools Throughout the Suburbs

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.05.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

There's an education problem in Illinois, and this one has nothing to do with students. It's the education of parents.

Health Care Reform: Sorting Out the Scaremongers

Steve Heilig | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Steve Heilig

The "good old days" weren't. The health of Americans and access to care was much worse before Medicare and Medicaid were instituted in the 1960s, and don't let any (affluent) historical revisionists tell you otherwise.

Koch-Funded Prop 23 Campaign Manufacturing Science

James Hoggan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Hoggan

It seems the Koch brothers will stop at nothing in order to protect the status quo fossil-fuel addiction that is saddling the global economy and wrecking the climate.

Schwarzenegger Sets Trap for Obama's "Race to the Top" Education Initiative

Chris Prevatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Prevatt

If Duncan continues to blindly tout governors who have positioned right wing, anti-government wing-nuts to control federal education purse strings, it will truly be "Hasta la vista, baby" for the rest of us and our children.