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Risking Public Money: New York Charter School Fraud

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Sixteen years following the passage of New York’s Charter School Act, the number of charter schools in New York has grown dramatically. Over the last 10 years, charter...

12/1/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Taking Selfies and Talking Inequality, has Janet Yellen Gone Too Far?

PBS - November 21, 2014, by Simone Pathe - One recent brisk morning in the nation’s capital, about 30 community leaders and workers from around the country, all clad in matching green T-shirts,...

11/24/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Council Moves to Enhance Voter Registration Through City Agencies

Gotham Gazette - November 24, 2014, by Samar Khurshid - At a hearing Monday, the New York City Council's Committee on Governmental Operations approved the latest drafts of two bills that enhance...

11/24/2014 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Ahead of Black Friday, Walmart Workers Brief Capitol Hill Lawmakers

People's World - November 19, 2014 - Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D, Mass., Rep. George Miller, D,Calif., and legislative experts held a committee briefing today,  titled Walmart and the Economic...

11/20/2014 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Elizabeth Warren, Workers Take Aim at ‘Walmart Economy’

RH Reality Check - November 19, 2014, by Emily Crockett - When Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. George Miller (D-CA) invited Walmart workers to brief Congress on Tuesday about the...

11/20/2014 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Congressional Briefing Coming on the ‘Walmart Economy’

24/7 Wall ST - November 27, 2014, by Paul Ausick - U.S....

11/17/2014 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Activists Call on Fed Chief to Focus on Struggles of Citizens

The China Post - November 16, 2014 - In a rarity for a U.S. central bank chief, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with activist groups calling for a...

11/16/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

US Activists Target Fed's Rate-hike Talks

Taipei Times - November 16, 2014 - US labor and community organizers meeting with US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen challenged officials who are ready to raise interest...

11/16/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Immigration Advocates Concerned Whether President Obama's Plans Will Help Families

New York Daily News - November 15, 2014, by Celeste Katz - Local advocacy groups — eager for details on President Obama’s plan to shield undocumented immigrants from deportation — are concerned...

11/15/2014 | Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Activists ‘Fed Up’ With Rate Rise Talk Offer Plosser a City Tour

Bloomberg News - November 15, 2014, by Jeff Kearns & Christopher Condon -Labor and community organizers meeting with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen challenged officials who are ready to...

11/15/2014 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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