Welcome to Motherlode’s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A question to ask? A rant to share? This is your place. Go.
School choice programs and efforts to overhaul education funding systems could get a boost from the wave of new and re-elected Republican governors and state lawmakers.
At the risk of being accused of holiday creep, I have to share these Rudolph, Santa, Hermey and Bumble stamps.
I get it. You’re busy with iPhones and iPads and WhatApp and whatnot. But couldn’t you do all those things from the comfort of my home for $10 (or so) an hour?
More than $60 million in campaign money failed to unseat key Republican governors or secure the Democrats' majority in the U.S. Senate.
School choice measures, renewal of the NCLB law, and a scaled-back federal footprint on K-12 are on the table for Republican leaders in Congress.
What do you think will happen with “Alex from Target”? Will his viral photo lead to more opportunities than just 15 minutes of fame? Or, do you think Mr. Laboeuf will go back to his normal life, just with a lot more Twitter followers?
A collection of everything published in The Times about young people in October 2014.
How should the United States and the rest of the world respond to the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar?