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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signs $15 per hour minimum wage into law
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signs a bill to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024.
minimum_wage  New_Jersey  democrats  reform  labor  United_States 
11 weeks ago by dissident
Behind Grass-Roots School Advocacy, Bill Gates - NYTimes.com
For years, Bill Gates focused his education philanthropy on overhauling large schools and opening small ones. His new strategy is more ambitious: overhauling the nation’s education policies. To that end, the foundation is financing educators to pose alternatives to union orthodoxies on issues like the seniority system and the use of student test scores to evaluate teachers.
Bill_Gates  education  reform  privatization  foundation 
may 2011 by dissident

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