“The 2020 Census count impacts the federal funds that communities receive each year for programs and services that are critical for schools, students and younger children, such as: special education grants, Title I grants, after-school programs, classroom technology, food assistance, including free and reduced-price school lunches and maternal and child health programs,” Deanda stated in a written statement. … [Read more...] about 2020 Census responses affect Katy ISD federal funding
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Saving for your child or grandchild's higher education is one of the most important investments you can make for his or her future. To make saving for college easier, the Qualified Tuition Program or 529 plan was created. Named after section 529 of the Internal Revenue code, it is a federal-income-tax-free savings plan to be used for qualified educational expenses. Many states throughout the country also offer their own versions of the 529 plan; those are administered by state agencies and other organizations. … [Read more...] about College Savings Plans – Why you need a 529 plan
On “Fox News Sunday,” Barr said that largescale mail-in voting “opens the floodgates to fraud.” In the same interview, he continued to say he is “worried about undermining the public confidence in the integrity of the elections.” This is a duplicitous statement, since Barr is the one creating and fanning the flames of hysteria that weaken public confidence in elections. … [Read more...] about Trevor Potter: Trump and Barr make baseless and harmful claims about mail-in ballot fraud
Antibody tests for better public confidence Policymakers should go all-in on ramping up antibody testing, to determine who has been exposed to COVID-19. Such tests are not yet accurate enough to determine precise immunity levels, but the work of Michael Mina, an immunologist and epidemiologist at Harvard, and others demonstrates that using such tests in the right way generates not just information about what has happened but, because of what can be inferred about underlying disease dynamics, also the information we need to understand where the disease will likely next impact various local communities. A good metaphor is that of an ocean wave — if you can see the full structure of the previous wave, you can predict a great deal about what the next wave will look like, including when and where it will crest. … [Read more...] about Op-Ed: Coronavirus brought economic catastrophe. Here are 10 experts on how to recover
It was rather quiet. It didn’t have a parade permit. It wasn’t really huge. But the congregation that happened at Sheep Meadow in Central Park afterwards attracted a large crowd. I was 19 years old, and it was all kind of new to me, because I had only recently come out. I didn’t realize the full impact of what had happened at Stonewall. I grew up in Philadelphia, I had moved to New York City to go to school (Parsons School of Design) two months after the riots. … [Read more...] about They Marched in America’s First Prides in 1970. They’re Still Out, Loud, and Proud.