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Minimum wage

260000 graduates in minimum wage jobs
CNNMoney
About 260,000 people who had a college or professional degree made at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour last year

Biden Gives Weekly Address: Raising Minimum Wage "The Right ...
RealClearPolitics
I want to talk to you today about the minimum wage and the overwhelming need to raise the minimum wage. There's no reason in the world why

Connecticut becomes first state to pass $10.10 minimum wage
Reuters
Connecticut's Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey, also a Democrat, said: "Raising the minimum wage helps people who need it most

Rent Prices Shut Out Minimum-Wage Workers In Every State: Report
Huffington Post
Well, it actually is. No matter where you live in the country, a new report says that no full-time worker making minimum wage can adequately

Rent Prices Shut Out Minimum-Wage Workers In Every State: Report
Huffington Post
Well, it actually is. No matter where you live in the country, a new report says that no full-time worker making minimum wage can adequately ...

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Education

New Report: Black, Latino, American-Indian children face greater ...
The Progressive Pulse
A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the intersection of race and opportunity and finds that in North Carolina, children who

Public Education: Who Are the Corporate Reformers?BillMoyers.com-
But the roots of this so- called reform movement may be traced to a radical ideology with a fundamental distrust of public education and hostility ...

Understanding the Propaganda Campaign Against Public Education
BillMoyers.com
The reader said that those who were trying to create a market-based system to replace public education were using FUD to undermine public ...

NC gets C- in digital learning report card
WRAL Tech Wire
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North Carolina received a “C-“grade or 72 percent overall performance ... The state has provided scalable bandwidth to K-12 public school ...