How should Pope Benedict’s successor lead the church?
Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world yesterday with his announcement that he would become the first pontiff since 1415 to resign. Benedict called his choice “a decision of great importance for the life of the church.” What challenges do you think his successor will face? What are the most important issues for the Roman Catholic Church to tackle?
Will LIPA’s future repeat it’s past? What can we expect 15 years from now?
A new plan to fix the Long Island Power Authority can make ratepayers feel like they’ve stepped into a time machine. Is the proposal by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo deja vu all over again? Or has he finally found a fix for the problem that have bedeviled the delivery of electricity here for decades?
Newsday’s editorial board supports new tests. Do you?
Students in grades 3-8 will take new, more rigorous standardized tests this week. We think the new tests, which are based on the Common Core Curriculum, are a fair way to assess students — and will lead to higher individuals achievement and better schools. Do you agree?