New York City Underreported School Violence to State, Audit Shows
Kate Taylor, New York Times
A review of violent episodes at 10 public schools in New York City found that the Education Department failed to report nearly a third of the cases to the state, as required, according to an audit the state comptroller released on Wednesday.
Pence, GOP leaders get pastors’ ‘rebuke’ for RFRA fix
Robert King, Indianapolis Star
A pastor who stood behind Gov. Mike Pence last month when he signed the “religious freedom” bill stood in the heart of the Statehouse on Monday and publicly rebuked Pence for the “betrayal” of signing the “fix” that quelled the national backlash.
The Wild Ideas of Social Conservatives
Ross Douthat, New York Times
[T]he basic social conservative analysis has turned out to have more predictive power than my rigorously empirical liberal friends are inclined to admit.
A conservative anti-poverty agenda: Strengthening the family
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, The Week
Conservatives tend to prefer an indirect approach to fighting poverty. That means we don’t have to have big government “anti-poverty programs” with “anti-poverty” branding in order to effectively fight poverty.