New York Digest

This is a compendium of articles that shine a light on some of the darker corners of New York (and US) life. Comments welcomed:



Pressure on schools to reach targets leads to kids learning maths while doing PE!


Performance-enhancing drugs are common among high school students, in rare cases leading to suicide, as here:


New York Mag’s front page feature was headed: High School Is A Sadistic Institution:




Your right to legal representation may be enshrined in the constitution, but if you earn more than $30,000 per year in a family of four, or if your case falls into a number of categories then that right will be waived in many US states:



Some would say this ‘Godsend’ lawyer has just spotted a gap in the market:





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