Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Special Education in D.C.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2007 at 12:06 p.m.

It was a revelation that surprised many D.C. officials: local special education students are being sent hundreds of miles away to a Massachusetts school that uses shock therapy as a form of discipline. But some critics say it was just...

End-of-Year Finances

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2007 at 12:30 p.m.

It's the time of year when we tend to blow through our careful budgeting and throw financial cares to the wind. But there are still opportunities to make amends for your holiday spending. Join Kojo as we look at everything from tax...

Maryland's Voting Rights Controversy

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2007 at 1:06 p.m.

If you'll be 18 when election day rolls around in November, should you be allowed to participate in your state's primaries, even though you're only 17? Most states say "yes", though the Maryland Board of Elections recently said "no."...

The Year in Obituaries

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2007 at 1:16 p.m.

It may seem like an odd place to take stock of today's headlines. But the obituary page can be a great place to remember the unique personalities and quirky stories of the people who have led nations, invented new products, and recorded...

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