Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: education

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,...

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...

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."