By Bryce Covert on March 10, 2014
Children who attended the state's preschool program outperformed their peers on literacy, math, and other skills.
By Alan Pyke on March 10, 2014
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled the state is violating its constitution by withholding funds from poor schools but left larger questions unresolved.
New York State lawmakers passed a paid family leave proposal, although it's future is still uncertain.
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By Alan Pyke on March 7, 2014
Payday loan interest rates average 339 percent nationwide. Louisiana legislators want to cap rates at 36 percent in their state.
By Lauren C. Williams on March 7, 2014
A federal judge lifted the FAA's ban on drones, effectively paving the way for more commercial use.
By Bryce Covert on March 7, 2014
Funding and staffing constraints at domestic violence programs mean victims are put in danger.
Chicago's city council is considering a paid sick leave ordinance that could come with big benefits for employers.
Analysts had expected 149,000 jobs to be added.
By Alan Pyke on March 6, 2014
A new poll of firms with less than 100 employees finds major support for raising the minimum wage to $10.10.
By Lauren C. Williams on March 6, 2014
Staples announced Thursday that it will close more than 200 stores in the United States and Canada, further proving that online sales determine retailers' future.