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Mapping Race, Gender, and Class in the Food Supply Chain

A new report details a shocking litany of injustices across the food chain, from pesticide poisonings to enormous wage gaps—and a silver lining.

On Wednesday, my colleague Cord posted the findings of a new report called "Behind the Kitchen Door," which detailed inequalities and abuses in the restaurant industry, including the fact that white restaurant workers make $4 an hour more than their minority counterparts.

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How Can We Rethink L.A.'s Education?

Based on a series of workshops, we assembled a list of best practices for rethinking L.A.'s education to ensure that all kids are ready for college.

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Why Standardized Tests Kill the Joy of Learning

How bureaucracy in education is failing our children, one standardized test at a time.

One mom illustrates how bureaucracy in education is failing our children, one standardized test at a time.

My children have a mother who would eat early-American literature for breakfast, lunch, and dinner if she could.

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Q&A: Ben Asks Davis About Waiting for Superman

Following a screening of "Waiting for Superman," Ben Goldhirsh and Davis Guggenheim discuss filmmaking, good schools and bad schools, and pragmatism.

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This Thursday, we will be convening the last of our five-part education series, with a private screening of Waiting for Superman, followed by a Q&A with director Davis Guggenheim.

We'll talk about what we've learned about making college readiness a reality, why education reform is badly needed, and what you can do about it.

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