Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: education

New Jersey becomes the first state to add the climate crisis...

“This generation of students will feel the effects of climate change more than any other, and it is critical that every student is provided an opportunity to study and understand the climate crisis.”

A veteran’s case for canceling student debt and making higher education...

The G.I. Bill helped millions realize a future they otherwise may not have ever known. We can do the same again—on an even larger scale.

Improving public education

As we know, education has become ever more expensive over the last 40 years. Teachers' salaries have declined, and school expenses have risen.

Higher education in America’s prisons: 4 essential reads

Research shows that providing education to such young men – and young women – when they become incarcerated makes them less likely to return to prison.

Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why...

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

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,...

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Trump, Tulsa, and the rise of military dissent...

President Trump threatens to cut federal funding for schools who do not fully reopen...

The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy. The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy.

Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never heard of

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.

Fossil fuels’ ‘net-zero’ carbon emissions scam is something humanity doesn’t have time for

Why vague commitments by fossil fuel corporations to “zero out” carbon emissions don’t add up.