The Dow measures the performance of 30 of America’s best-known companies, including General Electric, Chevron, and Wal-Mart, but does it accurately gauge the state of the U.S. economy? Should the average person care?
Governor Jerry Brown recently put out a new proposal on how to fund schools should across the state. Essentially, inner-city school districts will get more money, while suburban, tonier districts will get less. This proposal has some critics crying foul.