Is Indonesia an Example for New Democracies?


Indonesia, an Islamic country with a population of 240 million people, is being held up as a possible example of a democracy for countries like…read more

Manufacturer Bucks Job Loss Trend With Unique Model


Although the recent recession hit manufacturers especially hard and many of them had to lay off workers, one plant in Cleveland, Ohio has found a…read more

California Prisons Ruled Too Crowded


In a divided 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court ordered the state of California to reduce its prison population by more than 33,000 inmates, even if…read more

School District Debates ‘Last Hired, First Fired’ Policy


As the school year draws to a close, school principals and superintendents across the country are facing budget cuts that force them to lay off…read more

Chicago Early Education Program Aims to Close Achievement Gap


Studies have shown that children from low-income families are at risk of beginning school without a strong vocabulary that could lead to a school achievement…read more

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