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Don't Tinker with Md.'s Charter School Law

The Baltimore Sun - January 12, 2015, by Betty Weller and Verjeana Jacobs - The headlines in other states warning against weak charter school laws are mounting. In May, a report from the Center...

01/12/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Gov. Cuomo Signs New Legislation Making it Easier for Workers and the State Labor Department to Fight Wage Theft

New York Daily News - January 4, 2014, by Albor Ruiz - It feels good to be able to write about something positive for New York workers in my first column of 2015. After all, measures that benefit...

01/4/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Ulster County Legislator Calls for Equity and Accountability in School Funding

Mid-Hudson News - December 29, 2014 - It took a 2007 Federal lawsuit to ensure equity in New York State school aid funding to local districts. Over the course of the past six years, Ulster County...

12/29/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable

Community Organizing Can Deliver Jobs and More Jobs

Huffington Post - December 22, 2014, by Ana Garcia-Ashley - It was heartening to see Missouri's Attorney General finally take action by...

12/22/2014 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Rage Against the Scheduling Machine

The Boston Globe - December 21, 2014, by Dante Ramos - Most of the time, it’s a cop-out to...

12/21/2014 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Americans for Democratic Action Hosts Philly Charter School Forum: Who’s Minding the Store?

Weekly Press - December 17, 2014, by Nicole Contosta - Charter Schools have become a divisive issue in Philadelphia. Supporters swear to their...

12/17/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable

Political Theater: Community Groups giving HUD “Grinch of the Year” award

Housing Wire - December 17, 2014, Trey Garrison - An opposite day version of Christmas comes early to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as...

12/17/2014

Activists Protest at Phila. Fed, Seeking a Say in Plosser's Replacement

Philly.com - December 17, 2014, by James M. Von Bergen -

Seeking a...

12/17/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Should New Orleans Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Get City-issued ID Cards?

The Times-Picayune - December 16, 2014, by Robert McClendon - One of the centerpieces of New Orleans Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell's pro-immigrant policy package is a proposed municipal...

12/16/2014 | Immigrant Rights - Expanding Municipal ID Cards

Protesters Demand a Voice in Selection of Next President of Philadelphia ‘Fed’

CBS Philly - December 15, 2014, by Steve Tawa - Just as the Federal Reserve is about to hold a key policy meeting in Washington, DC, a group of activists is calling for a more transparent process...

12/15/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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