New education law leaves more decisions to states

For example, a single annual assessment can be broken down into a series of smaller tests. In practice, many states found that goal to be unrealistic and got around them by either creating "super subgroups" that lumped all disadvantaged students toge... More..

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Obama marks 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks's bus boycott

The ICC interpreted the non-discrimination clause of the Interstate Commerce Act to mean that racial segregation of all interstate travel was unconstitutional. Constitution. The three black passengers near Pa...More..

Sheldon Silver found guilty on all counts in corruption trial
by | Sunday, December 13, 2015

Sheldon Silver found guilty on all counts in corruption trial

Attorney's office said in a statement after the verdict was revealed. Silver was forced to resign his leadership post upon his arrest in January. He also took aim at the defense's accusation that overzeal...More..

Congress Passes Bill Extending Gov't Funding For Another 5- Days
by | Saturday, December 12, 2015

Congress Passes Bill Extending Gov't Funding For Another 5- Days

The President is expected to sign the short-term measure before midnight. "We're always willing to engage in conversations about ways to strengthen the ACA that don't harm health care access, affordability, q...More..

by | Saturday, December 12, 2015

CNN poll gives Trump 20-point lead in GOP race

Trump's supposedly inevitable slide in the  polls , for six months now. Here's a choice bit on that point from CNN's new data. They should have noticed that in the two polls where they asked these immigration q...More..

Elizabeth Warren Only Female Senator Not To Endorse Hillary Clinton
by | Saturday, December 12, 2015

Elizabeth Warren Only Female Senator Not To Endorse Hillary Clinton

Clinton has maintained that none of her emails contained information that was classified at the time she sent of received them, but an inspector general from the intelligence community flagged four emails f...More..