Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: education

Striking teachers are fighting for much more than paychecks

“Students continue to experience pain and trauma in our schools due to lack of resources, over-policing, and continuing threats of school closures.”

“This is a win for our city”: Chicago teachers celebrate end...

After weeks of tense negotiations, the city agreed to reduce class sizes, increase salaries by 16% over the next five years and bring on hundreds more social workers, nurses and librarians.

Hoping for strong educational reform, education field gives more to Bernie...

Contributions from the education industry have been steadily increasing over the years, gravitating more toward liberal groups and Democrats than ever.

Betsy DeVos held in contempt of court for refusing to stop...

"She's also held in contempt by millions of Americans who support strong public schools."

Chicago teachers go out on strike again

In 2012 the Chicago Teachers Union woke up union members and educators across the country with a winning strike. Seven years later,...

Routing the two-tier system: Part III – Education

One of the best education systems in the world belongs to Finland.  Its constitution makes free education a right. Section 16...

‘GOP retaliates against the people who educate our children:’ West Virginia...

"This is how the GOP retaliates against the people who educate our children."

Epic fail of charter schools in Louisiana

The legacy of the federal government’s charter school grants in Louisiana should not be understood just by the sheer waste of precious education funds, but also by the real human consequences of spreading makeshift charter programs that throw communities into confusion, distress, and a sense of betrayal.

Teaching kids about climate science leads to more climate-concerned parents on...

But climate change is already a reality for many American students, affecting lives whether the subject is taught in science class or not.

‘We teach, we vote!:’ 10,000 teachers rise up against Republican legislature...

Led by the grassroots group SC for Ed, teachers from across the traditionally deep red state took personal days to stage the walkout.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.
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Deputy under investigation after tackling teenage quadruple amputee on video

“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”