“Today’s survey demonstrates that the State Education Department (SED) has failed to enforce its own guidelines regarding immigrant student enrollment, despite being aware of the problems for years,” the NYCLU press release read.The post How New York Schools Are Deterring Immigrants From Enrollment appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A little less than three weeks ago, over 180 Iowa scientists sent a clear message to their state's leaders: climate change is here, is impacting Iowans and needs to be taken seriously.The post How Iowa Scientists Are Fighting To Get Climate Change On The Political Radar appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Southern Baptist Convention's change in tone (if not theology) on LGBT issues is due in large part to the leadership of Russell Moore.The post Inside The Southern Baptists’ New, Media-Savvy Approach To Homosexuality appeared first on ThinkProgress.
By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Democrat who could oust Pennsylvania's Republican governor in November wants to reshape the state's personal income tax system to make it more progressive. But if he wins, Tom Wolf, who was Revenue Secretary under former Democratic Governor Ed Rendell, probably could not get the plan past the Republican legis […]
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When lawmakers return to Washington after Tuesday’s congressional elections they will resume a debate they began with some reluctance last month on the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq. With the U.S.-led coalition increasing air strikes but no signs the militants have been weakened, […]
By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa is a dead heat, with Democratic Representative Bruce Braley and Republican state Senator Joni Ernst each garnering the support of 45 percent of likely voters, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. Braley and Ernst have been locked in a tight race that has seen an influx […]