Airing on Thursday, July 9, 2015: More on the Chinese government’s multi-pronged effort to recover from the drop on the stock market there. Plus, the NLCB as a civil rights law was initially created as part of the War on Poverty. Parents and teachers are fed up with over testing, but without some kind of annual testing civil rights activists worry poor and minority kids will continue to be left behind. It looks like annual testing is here to stay, but states will have more leeway to decide how scores are used and what happens to consistently failing schools. And with comprehensive immigration reform’ on hold until after the 2016 election at the earliest, business advocates are turning to a narrower agenda—pushing to get more legal immigrants admitted to work in the U.S.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 9, 2015
Walgreens wants to sell more non-pharmacy products, with higher profit margins.
Annual testing may be here to stay, but states are expected to have more leeway.
Ski resorts are experimenting with warm weather attractions to bring in business.
Some U.S. employers say more legal immigrants would help.
An update from Athens, more on the NYSE glitch, and ski resorts prepare for summer.
Through a mobile app, Yahoo will now let fantasy sports players make daily bets.