Why the school ‘accountability movement’ based on standardized tests is nothing more than ‘a...
A new book by a Harvard testing expert spells it out. Here's a Q&A with him.
Why are we paying Boeing billions to send jobs away?
(April 6, 2017) — As a young girl, my daughter had a fear of flying. She overcame this through a thorough study of airplanes and landed on the 737 as her preferred means of transportation in the air. So naturally, she asked for a Boeing T-shirt for a present. It says, “If it’s not Boeing, I’m not going!” So let’s talk about Boeing. You might expect that Boeing would treat Everett as the jewel in the crown of its operations. That is certainly what the Boeing management led legislators and the governor to believe when the company demanded first a $3.2 billion tax concession from the state, and then another $8.7 billion What did this recent tax giveaway to Boeing get us? A loss of close to 12,000 jobs, 15 percent of the…
Palms Casino and Green Valley Ranch Resort charged with violating federal law as Station Casinos...
Palms Casino and Green Valley Ranch Resort charged with violating federal law as Station Casinos continues to flout government’s certification of union election results Las Vegas, NV – The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Washington, DC has denied Station Casinos’ legal challenges to recent union election victories at both Palms Casino and Green Valley Ranch Resort. The Regional Director for the NLRB office covering Las Vegas has now issued legal complaints against both properties alleging that their refusal to bargain is illegal Workers at both the Palms and Green Valley Ranch voted by overwhelming margins in favor of unionizing in April 2018 and November 2017 respectively. But instead of recognizing these results, Station Casinos has…
For Adults, Lifelong Learning Happens The Old Fashioned Way
Even after high school or college, Americans keep on learning. While online tools make this easier than ever, a new study finds the vast majority of adults prefer taking classes in physical places.
There Is One Federal Agency That Is Still Doing Its Job
Picking a fight with Trump, Richard Cordray and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are making it easier to sue banks.
Brazil Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber and Other Taxi Apps
The approved amendments would allow local governments to charge taxes, require insurance and pension benefits for drivers.
Lake Elsinore Teachers Association
Ballots went in the mail on Friday, July 7, and you should have received your ballot or will soon. The official voting week is July 17-21, but you can put your ballot in the mail as soon as you get...
Paid parental leave at American Express rises to 20 weeks
American Express joins a growing list of companies expanding their parental leave benefits and offering more generous paid time off policies for mothers and fathers, as well as financial help to employees trying to start a family through adoption, surrogacy and infertility treatments.
Heart Donor's Mother Hears Her Son's Heartbeat
My husband, Greg Robbins, had a heart transplant in September 2016. In May 2017, we met his donor's family. His donor's name was also Greg, Greg Ricks! This ...
What is Workers Memorial Day?
Each year, on April 28, Steelworkers across North America take time to honor and remember those killed or injured on the job.