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In just the last three weeks of this new year, there have been 40 shootings. There were 647 mass shootings in 2022 alone. Firearms are now the number one cause of death among American children.
To deliver transformational change, Secretary Cardona urged everyone to act boldly and unapologetically to address student underperformance and decades of underinvestment.

The United States had 14.285 million union members in calendar 2022, 273,000 more than the year before, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in its annual survey. 

The meeting was an outgrowth of a letter to President Biden from Pugliese after the release of National Assessment of Educational Progress data in October.
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
Chicago principals have said in the past that they often don’t have a say in their working conditions and have to pick up numerous tasks to keep their schools running.
New national survey by researchers at UCLA and UC Riverside details impact of pervasive and growing political conflicts.

Whom do you think of when you hear the words “The Robber Barons?”

The easy answer: The magnates of The Gilded Age of the late 1800s, when imperial and imperious capitalists bestrode the nation: Cornelius Vanderbilt—a railroad magnate—John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, J. Pierpont (J.P.) Morgan et al.

They and their cohorts, all WASP men, controlled the country, bought and sold politicians, exercised make-or-break power over commerce, ruined, suppressed and exploited workers, and wrecked people’s lives.