Education

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Amid fights over trade deals, climate policy, and the minimum wage, the battle to save U.S. public education from the forces of corporatization and privatization has gotten minimal attention during the Democratic presidential primary. Diane Ravitch wants to change that. The education historian, professor, and blogger has requested a face-to-face...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Hillary Clinton's newly revised college affordability plan, unveiled Wednesday...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Hillary Clinton was booed at a National Education Association (NEA) event on...

Further

In the name of a sometimes questionable transparency - if you don't like something but can't do much about it, does it help to know about it? - the Defense Department publishes daily reports on the contracts they've awarded. On Jan. 14, it authorized spending over $800 million on military equipment and services. That was down to just under $300 million the next day, when the House passed a massive budget bill that includes $572 billion for defense - down from what was requested, but still...