NewsAnalysis: Texas congressional redistricting case to test Voting Rights Act's reach
A congressional redistricting plan speeding its way through the Texas Legislature this week almost certainly will provoke a major test of the federal 1965 Voting Rights Act. Texas Democrats and civil rights groups argue that the Legislature's ... read more
Weeklong ACT boot camp in northern Kentucky offers students tips on raising ...
It's a 40-hour week of intense training — not on how to improve their knowledge in ACT subject areas, but on how to better take the test to raise scores and earn scholarships. The camp was timed with the ACT exam, which will be administered Saturday ... read more
Dream Act opponents pass first test
Organizers of a petition to repeal Maryland's Dream Act notched an important victory Tuesday, as they received an official go-ahead to continue their signature drive through the end of June. The state Board of Elections confirmed Tuesday ... read more