Post #1 California reform on life sentences for juveniles.

http://www.latimes.com/local/crime/la-me-juvenile-lwop-20150325-story.html#page=1 The title of the article is, “California Inmate’s Parole reflects rethinking of life terms for youth.” It was written by Marisa Gerber. This article draws attention to a law reform that California made in 2012 that is now coming into effect and making a difference in the lives of many children and families. California […] Continue reading

A Rare Victory for Black Voting Rights in the South

A Rare Victory for Black Voting Rights in the South Alabama Democrats accused Republicans of “unconsitutional racial gerrymandering” and took their case to the Supreme Court.The Democrats believed that certain districts had been redrawn based on race. They won the case with a 5-4 vote and the ruling was announced on the fiftieth anniversary of … Continue reading Continue reading

Finland’s New Education Policy – Eliminating Individual Subjects

This article from The Washington Post explores Finland’s new educational policy that will start in 2020: no more individual subjects. Instead, topics will be taught together, just like real life. For example, when the class learns about the European Union, they will cover economics, geography, history, etc. Many educational theorists will tell you that an […] Continue reading