Tag Archives: America

How America Is Breaking Public Education

Special education teacher Lamikco Magee of Amherst cheers during a rally for public education at the Boston Common on May 19, 2017. Participants called for full funding for public education, less testing and more learning, and equitable access to quality education for all students. Image credit: Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe/Getty Images. The ultimate dream of public education is incredibly ... Read More »

3 merry places across America where it’s always Christmas

Christmas in July has passed, but Kristina Guerrero found some places across America where the merriest of holidays is celebrated all year-round. 1. North Pole, Alaska This small town near Fairbanks has street names like Santa Claus Lane, Kriss Kringle Drive, and Mistletoe Lane and on St. Nicholas Drive you’ll find the Santa Claus House. Here, you will find all kinds of Christmas ... Read More »

The Worst Internet In America

To drive the length and breadth of Saguache County, Colorado, is a dangerous undertaking. The roads, at least in spring, are lonely, clear and straight — “drive 30 miles then take a left” is the gist of most map directions. But the views are what can drive a person to distraction, veering recklessly over dotted yellow lines. There are hayfields ... Read More »