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In Hasidic Enclaves, Failing Private Schools Are Flush With Public Money

New York’s Hasidic Jewish religious schools have benefited from government funding but are unaccountable to outside oversight. A months-long investigation reveals that these schools are “failing by design”: The leaders of New York’s Hasidic community have built scores of private schools to educate children in Jewish law, prayer and tradition — and to wall them […]

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‘Scared Into Silence’: Former Workers Allege Abuse, Safety Issues at B.C. Environmental Organization

In the beginning, working for the Pacific Wild Alliance, a British Columbia-based environmental nonprofit, was a dream for some of its employees. But underneath it all — the gorgeous wildlife photo campaigns, the adventures set in pristine backdrops — was an unsafe and toxic work environment. This investigation digs into the organization, particularly the behavior […]