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I am a high school counselor and each May I get ready to read the names of about 100 seniors as they walk across the stage at one of the most important milestones in their lives, graduation. As ...
by wkspray
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 08:19 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
The soon to be announced presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, from Vermont, and former Republican Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann, from Uranus, were guests on The Situation Room with ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 56 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 03:04 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
"[1] Everybody seems to be concerned with the greater good, say the last thing we need is guns in our neighborhoods. But when I weigh the good against the hoods wearing ‘em I think that if it’...
by AyDeeTheGreat
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 10:12 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Kai Mackenzie has two children. Both were assigned male at birth...but that didn't take. As a parent, Kai McKenzie admits it took years to understand what it meant to raise a transgender child. Kai�
by rserven
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Morning folks! It's Friday once more in the Land of Ian. Today I'm going to show you some sites that I've been volunteering for on a daily basis since I can't really get out and volunteer in my ...
by FloridaSNMOM
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 09:55 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Today, teachers around the state of Washington held a walkout to protest lack of funding, class.sizes, etc. But rather than take an unbiased view, this is what the Seattle Times op-ed had to say ...
by lmackh
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 06:59 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
With the dearth of newly graduated college students entering the workplace with tens and hundreds of dollars in student debt, it is time for employers to take a stand. Most private employers, and ...
by ChloeMS
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 11:52 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
(Cross-posted from The Hill) On a warm spring day 50 years ago, President Lyndon Baines Johnson stood in the White House Rose Garden and announced the launch of Head Start, an initiative that would ...
by delliot
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 11:35 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This morning a letter was sent out to Alaska state employees. I am without words at the moment... Subject: Governor’s Action on Budget Bill HB72 Governor Bill Walker plans to act on ...
by Catkin
Comment Count 94 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 03:28 PM PDT with 221 Recommends
As schools nationwide embrace campaigns to stop bullying, one well-liked Ohio teacher is out of her job after she tried to show one bully how his behavior ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 174 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 12:10 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
In a breakneck race with so many stupid folks, that scion of minor-league hate radio, Todd Starnes continues to suck up to the RW via his DIY psychological lemonade stand at Fox News to prop up pre-
by annieli
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 09:12 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
An alliance of Asian American groups filed a federal complaint Friday against Harvard University, claiming that the school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit ...
by annieli
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 01:37 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
It is a tradition for the graduating high school senior class to give a gift to the school. Plant a tree, give a plaque, a display case, a painting. I don't remember exactly what my class gave. ...
by houyhnhnm
Comment Count 26 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 10:20 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Maybe a day trip to the [http://midoriandfriends.org/citymusic/ Lincoln Center] in NYC on May 20 would help flush your mind for a moment. Get rid of all those concerns about Hillary, Obama, TPP, and ...
by rktect
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 09:50 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Something very disturbing and destructive to an active democracy is happening on the campuses of our colleges and universities. More and more of the teachers are not professors, but academics paid ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 06:12 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
My three daughters all joined the military. My two older daughters went into the Navy in 2007 and 2008, respectively, and my youngest joined the Army National Guard in 2010. Their paternal ...
by tessdarberville
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 06:46 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Efland-Cheecks elementary school, in western Orange County, NC was the center of some controversy after third-grade teacher Omar Currie stood before 200 parents at a meeting at the school after the ...
by Kalisiin
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 04:29 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Il Ducey One thing Arizonans have learned in the few months that Gov. Doug Ducey has been in office is that ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 65 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 01:48 AM PDT with 166 Recommends