Daniel C. Vock

Daniel C. Vock

Daniel C. Vock is a Washington-based correspondent for States Newsroom.

GOP furor over ‘critical race theory’ hits nation’s college campuses

By: - July 5, 2021

Professors say the Republican crusade to root out “critical race theory” is taking a toll on college campuses around the nation—places where academic freedom is supposed to encourage thought, discussion and analysis. Much of the “critical race theory” uproar to date has centered on teaching in K-12 schools. But several high-profile incidents, combined with new […]

Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race theory’

By: - June 15, 2021

Teachers from Tennessee to Iowa are swept up in a wave of outrage led by GOP politicians nationwide over how schools teach kids about race in U.S. history. Although its Democratically controlled statehouse has kept critical race theory from seeing legislative actions, Nevada has not been immune to the controversy in its legal system or […]


COVID-19 pushes Postal Service’s finances to the brink

By: - April 18, 2020

Millions of Americans are relying on the U.S. Postal Service for key supplies while they isolate themselves to slow the spread of COVID-19. But the Postal Service itself faces uncertain times ahead, as the economic fallout of the pandemic and hostility from the Trump administration threaten to hobble it. “At a time when America needs […]