Use the tool below to leaf through the report cards for 12 of the Manhattan Trade School students featured in the Permanent Record series. Each "report card" is actually a packet of several cards detailing the girl's performance—not just in school but also in the workforce. The school had a job placement office that helped the students obtain work, primarily in the garment trades, after they graduated. Read a primer on how to interpret the information on the report cards.
TODAY IN SLATE
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.