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jueves, 5 de diciembre de 2013

UK: Campaigners to research bullying against LGBT teachers

UK: Campaigners to research bullying against LGBT teachers - The Teacher Support Network has announced it will be conducting research into the harassment and bullying of LGBT teaching staff. The organisation's chief ...




A crisis of faith

A crisis of faith - Of course, you can also apply the same concepts to discrimination and persecution of Jews, slavery and the challenges that many LGBT people experience ...

Nike continues its leadership for marriage equality

Nike continues its leadership for marriage equality - In addition to the contributions made to the LGBT Sports Coalition, Nike is also making more groundbreaking moves in the sports world to end discrimation ...

New Midtown eateries reflect the evolving tastes of gay Atlanta?

New Midtown eateries reflect the evolving tastes of gay Atlanta? - The intersection that has long nourished the spirit of LGBT Atlanta is now feeding the Midtown gayborhood a different kind of flavor. The corner of 10th and ...

Meet the House Republicans Who Don't Hate Gay Rights

Meet the House Republicans Who Don't Hate Gay Rights - LGBT rights advocates celebrated last month when the Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, legislation that would ban employers from taking ...

Covered California Targets LGBT Consumers

Covered California Targets LGBT Consumers - Brown said LGBT people tend to face significant health disparities and challenges with access to health care, compared to heterosexual people. For example ...

EQCA gets grant for Medicare fraud training

EQCA gets grant for Medicare fraud training - “This is a fantastic partnership with California Health Advocates, where both sides win. We know how to talk with the LGBT community, they have vital strategies ...




For Latinos, Death Takes a Holiday

For Latinos, Death Takes a Holiday - People, in the unnamed country he writes about, stop dying. The funeral industry collapses. Hospital routines are disrupted. When critically ill patients want to die ...

Michelle Rhee: More Mediocrity for American Education

Michelle Rhee: More Mediocrity for American Education - America's education system earned headlines this week when it showed, yet again, that compared to the rest of the world, our schools perform in the middle of ...

Get pre-K facts before investing billions

Get pre-K facts before investing billions - Sandwiched between the two reports was one reason why America's education system continues to lag. We keep investing in efforts that don't produce results.

Latin American Countries Are The Worst In The World In Math ...

Latin American Countries Are The Worst In The World In Math ... - Despite efforts and promises by Latin American governments to the contrary, the region's countries are not doing so well in terms of education. Such is the ...

UN: Poverty reduction slowing in Latin America and the Caribbean

UN: Poverty reduction slowing in Latin America and the Caribbean - - Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean is now easing at a slower pace, the UN's regional economic body said on Thursday, calling on ...

Housing costs, public benefits alter state poverty rates

Housing costs, public benefits alter state poverty rates - The official federal poverty rate measures pretax income—period. It doesn't ... Poverty Measure as a way to create a more nuanced picture of poverty in America.

Barack Obama backs Pope Francis argument on poverty

Barack Obama backs Pope Francis argument on poverty - "Some of you may have seen just last week, the pope himself spoke about this at eloquent length," Mr Obama said in a speech to the Center for American ...

The hunger games: how interactive 'games' can teach about poverty

The hunger games: how interactive 'games' can teach about poverty - "Games" are being used to raise awareness of global poverty, whether online or ... Singer wants them to consider why Americans and other privileged citizens of ...

Teach for America corps looking to keep more teachers in high ...

Teach for America corps looking to keep more teachers in high ... - Clark is one of 197 Teach for America corps member-teachers working in 71 schools in 14 South Carolina school districts in the state's high-poverty areas.




Despite Excellent Economic Development In Latin America ...

Despite Excellent Economic Development In Latin America ... - Mexico is not the only country in Latin America where GDP suffers at the expense of crime and street ... Poverty has been eliminated, but inequality still exists.

4 ways to keep young African-American men out of prison and in ...

4 ways to keep young African-American men out of prison and in ... - These principles are sometimes lost when people are living in communities trapped in suffocating poverty. About 24 percent of African-American families live in ...

Conservative thinktank: turn Maine's poorest county into tax-free zone

Conservative thinktank: turn Maine's poorest county into tax-free zone - The initiative, unveiled last summer and currently being evaluated by Maine governor Paul LePage's administration, would make America's easternmost county ...




Latin America poverty decline slowing as economies cool - UN

Latin America poverty decline slowing as economies cool - UN - Weaker macroeconomic performance and rising food costs have put the brakes on the rate of poverty decrease in Latin America...

The meaning of poverty

The meaning of poverty - This week, Americans have had two radically different opportunities to consider tough questions about poverty, health care access, and ...

UN: Reduction of poverty slowing in Latin America

UN: Reduction of poverty slowing in Latin America - Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed "Herb's Hot Rod." When a woman notices ...

Obama: Poverty about more than race

Obama: Poverty about more than race - The conversation that assumes inequality is about poverty — and that both are about race — is a dangerous error that has infected American thinking and ...

Students to embark on journey of lifetime

Students to embark on journey of lifetime - Haiti is currently the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere with 80 percent of the population living under the poverty line and 54 percent in abject poverty...

Poor Black and Hispanic Men Are the Face of HIV

Poor Black and Hispanic Men Are the Face of HIV - Nationally, when only men under 25 infected through gay sex are counted, 80 percent are black or Hispanic — even though they engage in less high-risk ...