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Gingrich Wants Poor Children To Work As Janitors, Calls Child Labor Laws “Stupid”

by Efrain Nieves Newt Gingrich called Child Labor Laws “stupid” in an appearance at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Gingrich states: You’re totally poor. You’re in a school that is failing with a teacher that is failing. I’ve tried for years to have a very simple model…. Most of these schools ought to get rid of […]

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NYC Reports Low Grad Rates For Mexican Youth

By Victoria  Cepeda According to today’s NYTimes.com article “Now Arriving: In New York, Mexicans Lag in Education” despite making up for the largest Hispanic population in the city, Mexicans lag in education with severe high school drop out rate and low college enrollment. The reasons cited in the article for this concerning trend are the old too […]

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Is Thanksgiving Becoming Black Thursday?

by Efrain Nieves Walmart. Toys R Us, Macy’s and Target are just some of the big name stores that will start their holiday sales on Thanksgiving night. According to The LA Times “analysts say it has reached a tipping point this season, with Thursday night poised to upend Friday morning as the official holiday kickoff.” Talk about Corporations […]

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