New Hampshire senators have passed a bill that would require public schools to continue teaching cursive and multiplication tables. The bill is aimed at making sure schools maintain those skills as schools adopt new standards and incorporate more technology in the classroom.
A requirement that Yale undergraduates on financial aid pay up to $6,400 annually toward their education is coming under protest from students who argue it creates a divide along class lines and keeps them from participating more in campus life.
The top gaming industry regulator in Massachusetts is standing firm on casino revenue estimates.
Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Stephen Crosby sees no need to revise gambling revenue projections in the face of declining profitability at the Connecticut casinos, where revenue has declined 39 percent over the last eight years.
" We are part of the new competition. We might cause a problem for them ( the Connecticut casinos)," Crosby told reporters in Springfield Thursday.