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Mueller to testify in open session; migrant children returned to troubled detention center; plus ending the school-to-prison pipeline, and seeking justice for Native Americans killed at Wounded Knee.

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Archive: December 8, 2016

Conservation groups say more Northern California water could be diverted for farm use with changes added to the Water Resources Development Act in Congress. (Ron Kroetz)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congress is expected to vote by Friday on the Water Resources Development Act to improve cities' water infrastructure and help places like Flint, Mich., recover from lead contamination of its drinking water. Outgoing Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer has been shepherding the b ...Read More

In New York state, 65 percent of school districts have English language learners. (Michael Anderson/Wikimedia Commons)

ALBANY, N.Y. – Teachers are asking New York state to create a new stream of aid to public schools specifically for English language learners. There are almost 220,000 ELL students in the state, a 22 percent increase over the past 8 years. State Board of Regents regulations require local di ...Read More

The 2016 census showed a 20 percent decline in the chronically homeless in Connecticut. (Matthew Woitunski/Wikimedia Commons)

HARTFORD, Conn. – Volunteers are needed to help with the annual census of homelessness in Connecticut next month. On Jan. 24, people will fan out in Connecticut and across the country to count how many people are homeless that night. Using a specially designed phone app, volunteers interac ...Read More

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