The three that came in lower than Donald Trump were Franklin Pierce, 42; Andrew Johnson, 43; and James Buchanan, 44.
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A woman overheard in the supermarket is surely far from being alone in her thinking that it’s OK for boys to use the f-bomb but not girls.
It is estimated that the nation could earn $5.3 trillion in increased tax revenue from a more skilled workforce if we closed the achievement gap in math and science over the next 60 years.
The coalescence of two recent court cases may warrant revisiting the issue of unionization of college athletics, at least those in big-time sports activities.
If you commit to bipartisanship with a party that’s waging an all-out war on democracy, the only bipartisan thing you’ll win is its demise.
The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners adopted its first Climate Action Plan on May 4. Unfortunately, the plan falls short of what it needs to do.
We now have a real chance to disrupt traditional grading practices in schools, districts and even higher education.
Medical and treatment providers disagree about which treatments are most effective, and people continue to face barriers getting into treatment.
Despite the overall wealth of the metro area, there’s no starker sign of its segregation of opportunity than the wide gulf between Black and white homeownership rates, the largest in the nation.
On Wednesday the General Assembly will again vote on a resolution calling on the U.S. to end its 60-year economic, commercial, financial, cultural blockade imposed against Cuba.
We can see more clearly now than ever before that students aren’t learning the skills needed to succeed in a global, dynamic society and that the current factory model of education perpetuates systemic inequality.
Minnesota and Minnesotans will always need people who show up. How will they show up? A lot of us will show up by taking the bus … if the Legislature lets us.
He adds: “It’s not a messaging or image problem. Until we can repair that, I’m not sure we can truly say America is back.”
It is time that the language of racial equity heard so often at the Capitol translates into a process for achieving it within the lives of Minnesota’s BIPOC communities.
As Steve Chapman makes clear his most recent column in the Chicago Tribune, Manchin is almost certainly the only Democrat who could hold that West Virginia seat for the party.
Minnesota and federal laws are clearly inadequate to prevent gun-trafficking by straw buyers.
PSEO stands for Post Secondary Enrollment Options and it allows 10th, 11th, and 12th graders to take college classes for high school and college credit at little to no cost.
With a discerning eye, the past begins to circulate anew, and more inclusive histories emerge in unexpected ways.
The ARP includes a key component that local governments have been begging for for a while now: increased flexibility.
We must invest in dismantling systemic racism and build new systems — through approaches that move away from a medical model of diagnosing social ills and imposing cures toward an anthropological one built on listening to and learning from the community.