Lawmakers in the nation's capital have floated a plan to require high school students to apply to college or trade school -- even if the students have no interest in attending.
The proposal is a bid to ensure students in the troubled Washington, D.C., school system at least have the know-how to navigate the admissions process.Read more »
Many people are under the impression that public unions are mandatory, which is simply not true.
Question: Are Teachers Required to Join Teacher Unions?
Teacher unions were created as a way to combine the voices of teachers so that they could better bargain with school districts and protect their own interests.
Answer: Many new teachers wonder if they will be required to join a union when they get their first teaching job. The short answer to this question is "no." By law, a teacher's union cannot force teachers to joinRead more »
Emergency call centers could be equipped to communicate by text message. Websites might need to be programmed to speak to blind users. Movie theaters might have to install technology to allow the deaf to read captions on small screens mounted at their seats.Read more »
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