Do you believe President Obama’s proposals presented in his "State of the Union" speech would benefit the middle class?
(3 months and 6 days ago)
LA MIRADA -- A plan to eliminate an eight-period block-scheduling plan at Benton Middle School that allowed students to take more classes has parents up in arms.
(5 days ago)
The family photos that chart Richard Dart’s upbringing are typical of any middle-class child in Britain. He gleefully unwraps presents...
(25 days ago)
A controversial “parent trigger” plan to let parents take over failing schools is on the fast track, but Education Commissioner Tony Bennett cautioned lawmakers this week that the proposal gives the state too much power and creates too much red tape for parents.
(2 months and 13 days ago)
LONG BEACH-- After facing criticism from teachers, students and parents about a controversial transportation savings plan that would start all high schools an hour later, the Long Beach Unified School District superintendent did an about face, recommending a plan that standardizes start times for all middle schools and initiates a later-start pilot program at one high school...
(1 month and 25 days ago)
Immigration is controversial everywhere. But does a recent protest in Singapore point to a deeper problem: a weakening middle class in Asia, with similar sentiments in Hong Kong, too? What do you think?
(3 months and 2 days ago)
Filed under: Family Money, Personal Finance, EconomyGetty Images The core of the middle class belief system is that anything is attainable through hard work, whether it's a good education, home ownership or a healthy retirement fund. But that mentality has changed, especially since the recession. Fifty-nine percent of Americans are afraid of "falling out" of their class in...
(20 days ago)
One government official has some bad news for Americans and politicians: You can’t protect the middle class from tax increases if you want to fix the deficit. But part of the problem lies in the definition: Basically everyone considers themselves part of the middle class. Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf told an audience at Harvard University that...
(18 days ago)
ALBANY (AP) - Legislative leaders say they and Gov. Andrew Cuomo plan to provide $350 rebates to middle class families as part of the state budget.
(2 months and 2 days ago)
As a sleep expert who treats children with chronic sleep problems, in the past few years I have seen a terrifying explosion in the number of middle-class children whose lives are being wrecked by lack of sleep.
(2 months ago)
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