Public News Service - Social Issues

Milwaukee, WI - A Wisconsin school program targeting low-income students marks its tenth year, just as the state's school budget is set to be a top ...Read More
Helena, MT - The average Montana family is expected to spend at least $440 on holiday gifts this year, according to The Conference Board, and for ...Read More
Las Vegas, NV - December is not only the month to shop until you drop, it's also the biggest fundraising month for charitable organizations. Carole ...Read More
Lakewood, WA - Working in Washington's mental health hospitals can be a health hazard for the staff, and they're asking state lawmakers for help ...Read More
Sioux Falls, SD - South Dakota residents eligible for Medicare "Part D" prescription drug coverage are being reminded they have until the end of the ...Read More
New York, NY - The nation's highest court takes up the thorny issue of school integration today for the first time since 1995. At issue are voluntary ...Read More
Watertown, SD - South Dakota is falling far short of the necessary funding needed to help districts ensure that students meet federal education ...Read More
Boston, MA - Giving poor students more time to learn may be what it takes to help close the achievement gap. A new report by the state's two teachers ...Read More
New York, NY - A New York consumer watchdog group is warning taxpayers about high-interest holiday loans offered by New York's largest tax- ...Read More
St. Paul, MN - Minnesota will start the new year with a budget surplus of over $2 billion, according to state revenue projections released Wednesday ...Read More
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