The president-elect should look to the ranks of community-college leaders for filling this critical Cabinet post. Community colleges occupy a strategic position that gives them a unique perspective on education at all levels.
By Jabari Simama, Government and Education Columnist | November 23, 2020
Pelham, Mass., has been making democracy work continuously in the same building for nearly three centuries. On a cool day in October, town citizens were determined not to let the pandemic break that record.
By David Kidd, Photojournalist and Storyteller | November 23, 2020
States are working to create plans for what communities will receive the vaccine first and how it will be distributed. Many are worried vaccine distribution will be backlogged, just as COVID testing has been.
By Noam N. Levey, Los Angeles Times | November 20, 2020
School closures are worsening the digital divide and depriving students of mental health services. With state and local resources strained, Washington's financial support can address the widening gaps.
By Bob Taft, Former Governor of Ohio, and Bob Wise, Former Governor of West Virginia | November 20, 2020
The Democratic Party just had its most fervent wish come true but has already started tearing itself apart. Seth Masket, author of “Learning from Loss,” explains why the party is unwilling to celebrate.
By Alan Greenblatt, Senior Staff Writer | November 19, 2020
An appellate court ruled that a small number of voters failed to provide state-required ID by the required deadline, which resulted in their votes being discounted. However, the ruling only applied to a small “batch” of votes.
By Jeremy Roebuck, The Philadelphia Inquirer | November 12, 2020