Education

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Adjunct faculty from colleges and universities around the country are holding teach-ins and rallies—and some will walk off the job—on Wednesday, demanding fair pay and better working conditions as part of the first-ever National Adjunct Walkout Day. "We're striking today and walking out...to raise awareness nationally of the situation that adjunct...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Taking a stand against the for-profit schools which they say have saddled them...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With its deep cuts to higher education, Medicaid, pension benefits, and social...

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...