Tag: ProPublica
Wilton Simpson wants to help teachers inspire the next generation of agriculture leaders.

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 15, 2018

For those interested in the intersection of public policy and civil liberties, such as they are, the Florida Times-Union/ProPublica “Walking While Black” investigation and follow-ups were a revelation. The article confirmed what many already knew: African-Americans are, compared to their size of the population, disproportionately ticketed for jaywalking and related pedestrian violations. Fifty-five percent of the […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 13, 2017

Searching for the best way to teach our nation’s children, many communities see charter schools as one of the most effective ways to help students otherwise struggling to make it in public education. Nevertheless, the pursuit of alternative solutions does not sit well with some, particularly those in the media who view charter schools a […]

Peter SchorschAugust 25, 2013

As more than one friend has counseled, it’s crazy to be launching any sort of journalism endeavor in today’s marketplace. Aren’t newspapers laying off editors and reporters? Aren’t media companies being bought up like Boardwalk and Park Place in a game of Monopoly? Unfortunately, the answer to those two questions is “yes.” But that doesn’t […]


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