Why Don’t Schools Teach Children Morality and Empathy? – The Atlantic

The pressures of national academic standards have pushed character education out of the classroom.
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/07/students-broken-moral-compasses/492866/

RAND Study: Hospitals Charging The Privately Insured 2.4 Times What They Charge Medicare Patients

Chilling

For generations, the prices that hospitals charge patients with private insurance have been shrouded in secrecy. An explosive new study has unlocked some of those secrets.
— Read on www.forbes.com/

Day-To-Day Financial Insecurity A Burden For People In Rural Communities : Shots – Health News : NPR

A new poll from NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives a glimpse into rural life in America today, finding that many people living in rural communities live on the edge financially.
— Read on www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/05/21/725059882/poll-many-rural-americans-struggle-with-financial-insecurity-access-to-health-ca