Education

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
When schools in California's Sausalito Marin City District return to session this August, they will be the first in the nation to serve their students 100 percent organic meals, sustainably sourced and free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). More than 500 students at Bayside MLK Jr. Academy in Marin City and Willow Creek Academy in...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
(Photo: Screen Shot/CNN)
New Jersey Republican governor and straggling 2016 presidential hopeful Chris...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Student debt striker Jessica King holds fake money that reads: "how far to free?" (Photo: Ange Tran/Courtesy of Debt Collective)
When thousands of student "aid" administrators, who were gathered in New...

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...