Day: January 12, 2017

View From Here

View From Here

  By David Mark Greaves Missing Obama, Wondering What’s Next Barack Obama and his family leaving the White House, to be replaced with Donald, Melania, Ivanka and Jared, is like watching a sunny day turn into a dark and stormy night.   Because whatever you think of his policies, the adjectives keep coming about the President’s […]readmore

Education

The War on Public Schools

Charters, vouchers, and disposable teachers are Trump’s targets. Rachel M. Cohen On November 8, 2016, the man who vowed to be “the nation’s biggest cheerleader for school choice” won the presidential contest. About two weeks later he announced that Betsy DeVos, a billionaire Republican donor who has aggressively lobbied for private-school vouchers, online education, and […]readmore

News around the Web

Tears During Obama’s Farewell Address

The country’s first black president had one last act: reminding Americans to still believe in change and remain hopeful. By: Derrick Clifton, www.theroot.com At the close of a historic two-term presidency, as the nation’s first African-American president of the United States, Barack Obama had one last benevolent act: to remind the country not to give […]readmore

Sports

  Date Night in Brooklyn

By Eddie Castro In pro sports, we all know the rivalries between two teams that have an historic past: Yankees/Red Sox, Jets/Patriots, Giants/Cowboys, Ohio State/Michigan and Duke/North Carolina. As far as the Borough of Brooklyn goes when it comes to high school sports, there are a few rivalries that gets everyone on the edge of […]readmore