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Opinion

Opinion: Tired of Bias in Classrooms? Here’s a Solution – Inside Sources

A growing movement to remove politics from the classroom is gaining steam. At least 42 states have passed or proposed measures to limit perspective-focused education approaches in their schools, while at least 17 have passed or introduced curriculum transparency measures intended to restrict classroom political bias. And 34 states have passed or proposed measures to bolster civics education

Police reforms

Washington governor signs sweeping police reform measures

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed one of the nation’s most ambitious packages of police accountability legislation, prompted by last year’s outcry for racial justice following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other Black people at the hands of police. The dozen bills Inslee signed include outright bans on police use of

Opinion

Opinion: Banning Bad Behavior Feels Good — But Does It Work?

The FDA recently announced it is working toward banning menthol cigarettes and flavored mass-produced cigars. The reaction to the menthol ban broke down along familiar lines. Some people are in favor, believing the ban will improve health outcomes of certain groups who tend to use these products. According to the Center for Disease Control, 85 percent