What We’re Reading – Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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Seven Atlanta Schools Improve Enough to Avoid Potential State Takeover

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local-education/seven-atlanta-schools-improve-enough-to-avoid-pote/nrGTS/

 

Plano, Texas, Shows how Rail Transit Can Positively Transform a Suburban City

Saporta Report

http://saportareport.com/plano-texas-shows-rail-transit-can-positively-transform-suburban-city/

 

Solar Freakin’ Highways: The U.S. Has Enough PV to Cover One Lane of Its Interstate Highway System

Green Tech Media

http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/solar-freakin-highways

 

New Orleans Plan: Charter Schools, with a Return to local Control

New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2016/05/10/us/charter-driven-gains-in-new-orleans-schools-face-a-big-test.html

 

Colorado Springs Agrees to Stop Jailing People Too Poor to Pay Court Fines

NPR radio news

http://www.npr.org/2016/05/05/476844416/colorado-springs-agrees-to-stop-jailing-people-too-poor-to-pay-court-fines

 

Oregon Lays Out Sweeping Protections for Transgender Students

Oregon Live

http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2016/05/oregon_lays_out_sweeping_prote.html

 

The Political Moment Finally Caught Up to Bernie Sanders’s Message

NPR radio news

http://www.npr.org/2016/05/05/476927333/bernie-sanders-has-a-message-for-the-political-moment

 

Researchers develop human-derived antibody that appears to destroy cancer cells

Fox 5 Atlanta television news

http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/137960298-story

 

Prince Did Not Die from Pain Pills, He Died from Chronic Pain

Raw Story

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/05/prince-did-not-die-from-pain-pills-he-died-from-chronic-pain/

 

What Would Happen if we just Gave People Money?

Five Thirty Eight

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/universal-basic-income/

 

Aeropostale to Close 100 Stores, may File for Bankruptcy

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

http://www.ajc.com/news/business/aeropostale-closing-over-100-stores-may-file-bankr/nrGkw/

 

Bill Introduced to Remove Housing Barriers for People with Criminal Records

National Low-income Housing Coalition

http://nlihc.org/article/bill-introduced-remove-housing-barriers-people-criminal-records

 

Missouri Becomes Nineteenth State to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

http://blog.mpp.org/prohibition/missouri-becomes-19th-state-to-decriminalize-marijuana-possession/

 

Three States where a Legal Marijuana Vote is a Guarantee (Nevada, Florida, Maine)

The Motley Fool

http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2016/05/07/3-states-where-a-legal-marijuana-vote-is-guarantee.aspx

 

Germany to Legalize Medicinal Marijuana in 2017

CNN television news

http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/04/europe/germany-medicinal-marijuana/
(END/2016)

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