The most common criticism of Teach for America is the teachers’ lack of connection to the communities they are serving, but by examining the methods of three non-profits they can fix this problem.
Proponents of bail reform saw District Attorney Wesley Bell’s election as a watershed moment, but the problems plaguing the St. Louis justice system are not over.
Broome County’s jail is one of many under scrutiny for mass incarceration and treatment of inmates.
Although it has been two years since statewide cuts were put into effect, victim services are still trying to bounce back from the challenge that was presented to them.
While New York abortion-rights advocates may have made headway in the battle over Roe v. Wade with the passage of the Reproductive Health Act, the debate is far from over and will likely continue throughout the current administration and beyond.
The Richmond experiment has tested the community’s ability to maintain an environment favorable to education and business interests. If the policy becomes successful in the long-term, many other cities and municipalities may consider new mechanisms such as a sales tax to improve public schools.
The Contemporary’s Editor-in-Chief, Benjamin Collinger, spoke with Mr. Lubetzky about incentivizing social entrepreneurship, how to maintain a company culture that constantly challenges assumptions, and a variety of other topics.
San Francisco’s Tenderloin district is just one story of uneven development and gentrification that has puzzled city policymakers.
Legalization will not be a large change for students at the University of Michigan, where marijuana has been decriminalized off-campus in the city of Ann Arbor—only steps away from university property.
Minnesota is one of many states with a serious need for reform in services for people with developmental disabilities.