Daily News gets it right – House leader’s partisan pork barreling hurts kids

If you haven’t already heard, Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo threatened all the state’s representatives with loss of local school building projects if they didn’t vote for his bad idea budget that burdens the state’s most financially stressed businesses with even more economic stress at this highly inopportune time. Under the speaker’s misguided bully tactic,…

Escalante Update

Jaime Escalante, the legendary teacher who inspired the movie “Stand and Deliver” with his precedent-breaking AP courses for Hispanic kids in inner-city Los Angeles almost 30 years ago, is fighting a new battle, this time with cancer. For more on this remarkable teacher, check out the latest Los Angeles Times update. Escalante’s students say he…