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Advocacy Groups Call for Closer Scrutiny of Charter Schools

Trib Total Media - October 1, 2014, by Megan Harris - Three groups with union affiliations on Wednesday pointed to the criminal case against ousted PA Cyber Charter School founder Nick Trombetta...

10/1/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Report: Pa. Charter Schools Lost 30M to Fraud, Mismanagement

Daily News - October 1, 2014, by Regina Medina -THE STATE'S charter schools are out $30 million due to chicanery and waste since the 1997 charter-school law was enacted, according to a report...

10/1/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Fraud and Financial Mismanagement in Pennsylvania's Charter Schools

Charter school officials have defrauded at least $30 million intended for Pennsylvania school children since 1997. Yet every year virtually all of the state’s charter schools are found to be...

10/1/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

For Some Starbucks Workers, Job Leaves Bitter Taste

CBS MoneyWatch - September 26, 2014, by Alain Sherter - Liberte Locke, a 32-year-old "barista" at a Starbucks (...

09/26/2014 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Fox Host Falsely Claims New York's Municipal ID Program Will Give Undocumented Immigrants Voting Rights

Media Matters - September 19, 2014, by Cal Colgan - Fox News co-host Steve Doocy claimed New York City's new law allowing municipal identifications to all city residents will allow...

09/19/2014 | Media Matters for America | Organizing the America is Home Campaign
09/18/2014 | Published by: The Queens Chronicle
09/18/2014

Lawmakers Split on Immigration Bill

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Lawmakers Split on Immigration Bill

Queens Chronicle - September 18, 2014, by Matthew Ern - Nearly three million undocumented immigrants could be granted amnesty if a controversial new bill is approved by the state Legislature and...

09/18/2014 | The Queens Chronicle | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

Push for Immigrants to Become Citizens

Mayors of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago Launch 'Cities for Citizenship'

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09/17/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign, Immigrant Rights - Expanding Municipal ID Cards, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Citizenship: A Wise Investment for Cities

Citizenship: A Wise Investment for Cities

Metropolitan areas derive much of their vitality from their large immigrant populations. When immigrants become citizens, they make...

09/17/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign, Immigrant Rights - Expanding Municipal ID Cards, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Home Act Offers Hope for Immigrants

Times Union - September 17, 2014, by Andrew Friedman & Javier Valdes - With President...

09/17/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

NY Democrats Seek Citizen Rights for Illegal Immigrants

New York Post - September 15, 2014, by  Carl Campanile - Illegal aliens in New York could score billions in Medicaid and college-tuition money — along with driver’s licenses, voting rights and...

09/15/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign

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