Kate Ponzi

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The Answer To Teacher Shortages: Creating A Sustainable Profession

<i>By Linda Darling-Hammond, Leib Sutcher, and Desiree Carver-Thomas</i><p>Teacher shortages have been much in the news. After years of layoffs during the fiscal recession, an upturn in the economy has allowed districts to begin hiring again. The problem is that many districts cannot find qualified teachers …

Despair Over Gun Deaths Is Not an Option

After months of grief and depression, parents who lost children in the 2012 schoolhouse gun slaughter in Newtown, Conn., turned to the courts last year for a modicum of justice and only then discovered the full power of gun manufacturers: The industry marketing the weapons that killed 20 children …

Guns

Jeb! for president never made any sense: Why his precipitous collapse is far from surprising

Bush’s campaign is flagging and donors are getting anxious. Could anyone have seen this coming? Yes, yes we could<p>Jeb Bush should not have run for president. He’s a banal, gaffe-prone candidate with a sullied name, seeking to lead a party whose recalcitrant base despises everything he represents. It …

The Republican 'Freedom Caucus' Is Un-American

There's a stunning unreality to the right-wing attack on John Boehner as insufficiently conservative. On issues like economic policy, abortion, guns, Obamacare, gay marriage, immigration, you-name-it Boehner is in perfect right-wing harmony with the most reactionary of his Members. Indeed, the …