June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Features

Teacher Bailout, Teacher Reform?

President Obama is trying to save the Gulf Coast, and also jobs – particularly up to 300,000 jobs of teachers who could face layoffs due to tight state budgets. More...

Graduation Rate For U.S. High-Schoolers Falls For Second Straight Year

The national high school graduation rate has slipped in recent years, despite an array of public and private efforts to boost the percentage of students going on to college. More...

Sniffing For Signs Of Pre-Hybrid America

ORSON, Pa. (AP) – With their easy laughter and scholarly ways, these seven friends sure don’t act like rustlers. More...

The Rise Of The Indian-American Candidate, As Nikki Haley And Others Run

Since the primary elections two weeks ago, much has been said about the boost for Republican women candidates. But another group got a lift as well: Indian-Americans. More...

Medical Center Auxiliary News

Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary has several fundraising projects this summer. A carwash with a bake and crafts sale is scheduled for Saturday, June 26, starting at 9 a.m. at Great Cove Auto. More...

If Chicago’s Gun Control Law Is Overturned, What Next?

Every spring, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley stands before a table full of confiscated firearms and urges federal and state lawmakers to pass new gun-control measures that he says will keep streets safer. More...