August 20, 2015
A fraction of schools accounts for an outsize portion of serious school punishments, according to a new report that recommends ways the city can combat that and other disparities in the way students... Keep reading »
August 20, 2015
KINGSBRIDGE HEIGHTS — When Santiago Taveras became principal at the struggling Dewitt Clinton High School two years ago, the situation was bleak. Tensions ran high between students and NYPD School... Keep reading »
August 20, 2015
For years, the school-to-prison pipeline has afflicted communities of color in New York. From a young age, students begin to be treated like criminals within the confines of their own schools—from... Keep reading »
July 2, 2015
Last week the U.S. Supreme Court upheld subsidies for buying private health insurance in states with federally run marketplaces or exchanges. The court’s decision has been an enormous relief for the... Keep reading »
April 16, 2015
Vermont seems like a different place these days. We have a growing crisis of inequity in our state, yet politicians turn the other way. The commitment to solving problems together and ensuring... Keep reading »
April 2, 2015
The prospects for universal health care in the United States appear unusually bleak these days. Just as the first U.S. state -- Vermont -- was getting ready to implement a universal, publicly... Keep reading »
March 18, 2015
On Jan. 23, 2014, my wife Jeanette died of cancer. She was first diagnosed with thyroid cancer back in 2008. We were fortunate to have comprehensive health insurance at the time, and Jeanette... Keep reading »
March 4, 2015
The Vermont Workers’ Center and the National Economic and Social Rights Initiative say single payer health care could still be on the table. Building off the financing plan that Gov. Peter Shumlin... Keep reading »
February 27, 2015
Published on Thursday, February 26, 2015 by Common Dreams Economists Throw Weight Behind Universal Health Care in Vermont 'Publicly financed health care systems result in improved health outcomes,... Keep reading »
January 27, 2015
The following Op-Ed was written by Dr. Anna Carey, who lives in Burlington, Vermont, and works at a family practice in Cambridge. Dr. Carey is a member of Vermont's Healthcare Is a Human Right... Keep reading »



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