While moderate and liberal candidates did well in recent school board elections nationwide, experts say it's too soon to call these results a permanent change to extreme partisanship in school board politics.
Several teachers have raised questions about the effectiveness of the strike. The longtime chair of the Portland Association of Teachers’ bargaining team resigned amid the fallout.
Data shows that about 285,000 women live in contraceptive deserts across the state, areas where contraceptive services don’t meet the needs of the public. The state also has one of the highest rates of pregnancies that are unwanted or wanted later.
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“Those in uniform who can be readily identified as guards may as well be holding up neon signs saying, ‘Shoot me first.’”Kurt Hoffman, a Sarasota County, Fla., sheriff, regarding the police’s limited abilities to stop crime from happening due to their high visibility. Records show that since the beginning of 2021, there have been 33 cases in which a concealed handgun permit holder stopped what appeared to be a mass murder in the making. (The Hill — Nov. 30, 2023)