State Lawmaker Wants to Fight Outside Campaign Cash by Taxing It
We've all heard about the record amount of money that's being spent in politics right now, especially in the wake of the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. State Assemblyman Marc Levine has a novel idea: why not tax independent expenditure committees?
Teachers Try to Maintain Discipline While Reducing Suspensions
Los Angeles and San Francisco are leading the way when it comes to reducing suspensions. The theory is that if you keep kids in class, they'll learn more and be less likely to drop out. To do it right, teachers need to build deep relationships with their most challenging kids -- and that isn't easy.