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Dire straits, charges leave Detroit schools worse off than prison

It’s heart-breaking to hear about the atrocious conditions facing students at Detroit-area schools in recent months and even years. These learning centers are literally crumbling around their staff and students – and the situation continues to get worse. Spain Elementary and Middle School, one of the worst-off Detroit schools, was recently featured on The Ellen

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Redistricting Can Count Prisoners and Other Non-Voters, High Court Rules

By Christopher Zoukis Rejecting a lawsuit filed by conservatives trying to rewrite the longstanding “one man, one vote” rule for drawing the lines for political districts, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled it is acceptable for states not to count just eligible voters, but to instead use the number of total residents. As a result,

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