Mar 8, 2013 Last night, the city of Philadelphia approved efforts to close 23 public schools, about 10 percent of the city’s total, because they are underused and the city says they costs too much to keep up. The closures are part of a national trend brought on by more kids going to private and charter schools and public budget cuts.
Mar 5, 2013 Virginia's Republican Governor, Bob McDonnell, says he supports federal spending cuts, including to defense spending, but that the sequester isn't balanced.
Feb 28, 2013 A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.
Feb 22, 2013 The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is up to $3.78, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge Report.
Feb 20, 2013 Gas prices have risen 45 cents in the past month, but one gas station owner says he isn't making much profit from it.
Feb 22, 2013 Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) explains why across-the-board cuts on defense spending and elsewhere is bad business.
Feb 20, 2013 The gas tax helps pay for our roads; and we’re not collecting as much money as we need.
Feb 15, 2013 Campus Progress wants students to be able to take advantage of low interest rates available for mortgages and car loans.
Feb 14, 2013 Many school districts around the country are making use of capital appreciation bonds, long-term bonds that can put them into debt for far more than they initially borrowed.