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- March 6, 2014
More than half of the nation’s public school facilities are in desperate need of repairs or modernization, according to a new survey released Thursday.
On average, school building were at least 44 years old and the renovations would cost roughly $197 billion to improve those schools, researchers from the National Center for Education Statistics said. Continue reading →
- January 31, 2014
President Obama has appealed to the nation’s chief executives to hire job applicants who’ve been unemployed long-term. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates nearly 4 million Americans have been without work for 27 weeks or more. On Friday, the president hosted top leaders from eBay, Boeing, Morgan Stanley and a number of other major companies at the White House. Continue reading →
- September 26, 2012
Protesters shout slogans against a new austerity package in front of the Greek parliament in Athens Wednesday. Photo by Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/GettyImages. Violent anti-austerity protests have flared across two eurozone countries, reminiscent of scenes from months past. Clashes erupted in Greece … Continue reading →