Public News Service - Social Issues

CHICAGO - As the world marks the 30th anniversary of the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child, local leaders and experts in Illinois ...Read More
CONCORD, N.H. — New death sentences are at record lows nationwide, and executions are down by 75% since the mid-1990s. That's according to data ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Education advocates say a new school voucher bill would drain district resources and allow discrimination against students ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. — One-point-three-billion-hours - that's how much unpaid time family caregivers in Pennsylvania devoted to helping aging family ...Read More
HARRISBURG, Pa. – This is the start of the 98th annual American Education Week, a time to celebrate the achievements of public education and ...Read More
COTTONWOOD, Ariz. — Out in Arizona's wide-open spaces, dozens of rural school districts are struggling to serve their communities and often are ...Read More
AUSTIN, Texas – In Texas, 3.4 million people are caregivers, a role they are thrust into whether they choose it or not. And new data quantifies ...Read More
Bismarck, N.D. – North Dakota's Legacy Fund has topped $6.3 billion – and one suggestion is that a fraction of that money could provide ...Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Foster parents and child-welfare groups are worried about the switch from state-managed health care to private care for ...Read More
PORTLAND, Ore. – Immortalized in the film "Catch Me If You Can," Frank Abagnale has long since left his days of scamming behind – and now ...Read More
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