Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: education

How community schools are helping a hard-hit city dig out of...

Rocked by vanishing industries and charter school expansions, Erie public schools are fighting back with a “transformative” education approach.

Coping with a complex messy world: Education for the 21st century...

Critical Thinking—surfacing and rebutting fallacious arguments/claims--is one of the most important skills in dealing with Wicked Messes.

4 ways reparations can address racial inequality in education

Unequal schools are one of many manifestations of systemic racism. Changing the way schools are financed and homeowners are taxed can be a vehicle for reparations.

In Minnesota’s ‘most diverse city,’ schools are addressing the community’s deep...

Educators use the community schools approach to tackle underlying causes of disparities that show up in classrooms.

The Education Department will forgive $5.8 billion in student loans for...

Under the new regulation, the department will automatically forgive the debt of borrowers who the Social Security Administration has identified as severely disabled.

Why the U.S. must bolster retraining for workers harmed by unfair...

Relative to the size of its economy, the United States spends far less on worker training programs than many other industrial countries.

The right wing is pumping out critical race theory attacks to...

“No one deserves the school I went to,” says Celia Gottlieb. Gottlieb is currently enrolled in Middlebury College and...

Where the Federal government’s charter school program went wrong

The program gives millions to schools that disrupt rather than improve a system of public education that needs to serve all students.

Sanders, Jayapal plan would tax Wall Street speculation to fund tuition-free...

"The time is long overdue to make public colleges and universities tuition-free and debt-free for working families."

Rutgers University makes ‘powerful decision’ to divest from fossil fuel

“This decision aligns with Rutgers’ mission to advance public health and social justice.”

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.