Tough graduation standards are prompting teens to seek another way out of high school: the GED. But as kids crowd adult ed classrooms, can local groups succeed where schools couldn’t?
Jose Nicolau fought hard for welfare workers’ rights but stayed silent about his own precarious health.
State legislators have slashed in half the funds they plan to dole out to New York’s thousands of human service organizations this year, leaving those groups scrambling to figure out how they can get their names on the cash list before shrinking budgets force them out of business.
To help families affected by the World Trade Center attacks, New York City is spending federal housing vouchers–but advocates wonder what will happen to the wait list of 210,000.
September 25, 2001, Disaster Assistance Benefits Center
A coalition of labor groups uses NAFTA to bring Governor Pataki to court in Mexico over a backlog of New York workers comp cases.
A federal nutrition program may soon have to start turning away low-income women and children for the first time in six years due to budgeting shortfalls.
In the nick of time, the House of Representatives approved a package last week to restore a $5.5 billion workforce training program.