A law requiring Virginia voters to show identification has passed the state senate. Some voting rights advocates say its a blatant attempt to disenfranchise voters, but others defend it as necessary to prevent fraud.
The growing food truck scene in the District has filled the stomach of many hungry residents. A bill that made it through committeewould slap the small businesses with a 10 percent sales tax that they would likely have to pass along to customers.
High school graduation rates are notoriously poor in areas of high poverty. But the Baltimore Talent Development High School has had remarkable results getting students to graduation using a specialized curriculum, and providing each student with an adult who truly cares about their success.
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