There is an answer to public education's poor performance: money; we will have to pay for it, just as we pay for a massive military budget.
Speak Progress speakers provide ideas, analysis and interactive trainings that can inspire your campus, community or union.
"Contrary to the NY Times, residents of this community are not reconciled to life in the wilderness and we don't live in a forgotten wasteland."
Many celebrated in August the founding of the Young Lords Party in New York. But the Young Lords started in Chicago. The following is a brief history of that time and place.