This qualifies as a bit of a vague, not totally well-established-in-a-statistical-way trend; but the fact that it exists at all for one single person in America is, I believe, newsworthy. Families are taking out tens of thousands of dollars worth of loans in order to pay for private kindergarten for their whelps. That is some fucked up shit.
A Tennessee kindergarten teacher punished a student for being messy by telling his classmates to encircle him, "call him a pig and make pig noises." Don't worry—she was suspended for a day!
A memo just went around to Times employees, informing them that soon they will be able to claim their cubicles as their very own. Now everyone will really know where everyone else sits, because everyone will get a "personal sign." Ooo! Also, a tambour door looks like this. Is everyone locked into a pod or something? The full memo follows.