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October 3, 2011
Medicaid
Produced by:
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Advocates are celebrating a class-action agreement, nine years in the making, that guarantees intensive home- and community-based mental health services for California children in foster care or at risk of removal from their families.
September 26, 2011
Produced by:
SparkAction
Towson University student Rachel tells how she got active on her campus, and how it changed her college experience for the better.
September 23, 2011
Produced by:
Campus Progress
After eight months of preparation and years of activist labor, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is finally history.
September 22, 2011
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Stateline.org
As support for charter schools builds in the states, in Congress and in the Obama administration, a number of traditional public schools are trying to emulate their chartered competitors.
September 22, 2011
French Fries
Produced by:
Stateline.org
Rhode Island is joining a small group of states that allow homeless, elderly and disabled to use food stamps at certain fast food restaurants. Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan have similar programs.
September 22, 2011
President Obama
Produced by:
Kaiser Health News
In his plan to trim the federal deficit, President Barack Obama Monday proposed $320 billion in cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, largely by changing how the federal government pays health providers, slashing payments to drug companies, and dramatically changing the way it splits the costs of Medicaid with the states, according to a fact sheet the White House released.
September 20, 2011
Produced by:
SparkAction
How can we offset the long-term impact of today’s unemployment on young Americans?
September 16, 2011
DREAM ACTIVISTS RALLY AT WHITE HOUSE
Produced by:
SparkAction
DREAM Activists are out and they're organized. Check it out in this Youth Rising blog.
September 7, 2011
Produced by:
The Partnership at Drugfree.org
People tend to only listen to one person — themselves.  And, as a result, they’re only influenced by one person …again — themselves.  So, as frustrating as this may be for a parent who would like to sternly say, “You have to stop!”to a drug or alchol-abusing child and to have that be enough, the real trick to motivating someone is to get them to co
September 2, 2011
Produced by:
The Roosevelt Institute, New Deal 2.0
Troubling long-term trends have gotten even worse as schools, government, and families cut back and student loans skyrocket.