Thanks to the feverish coverage of the European debt crisis, we know that Germany is the economic engine that’s kept the Eurozone afloat. The Germans attribute their success in large part to their dual education system.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn said he won't sign any gambling expansion bill that doesn't meet his framework. The gambling expansion bill was narrowly defeated by state legislators a couple weeks ago.Next week, lawmakers are back in session and may try yet again to advance it.
In 2008, teachers in Puerto Rico joined with students and parents in an island-wide, 10-day strike decrying the state of education. The shutdown was a historic one, as it's against the law in Puerto Rico for teachers to strike.