Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: education

How the wealthy destroy public schools, one gift at a time

They’re certainly doing a good job of burning down public education.

Lift Us Up: Meet the activists on the front lines of...

We look at the criminalization of black and brown students that has led to what is known as the school-to-prison pipeline.

Fossil fuel divestment debates on campus spotlight the societal role of...

Divestment debates are forcing colleges and universities to reconsider how to contribute to a more resilient and sustainable future.

Hey! Democracy! Choices!

Our enlightened self-interest is at stake, the well-being of our children and grandchildren is in the balance. Let’s do right. 

Arizona had a plan to make the wealthy pay for education....

“We’re going out to the zoo, we’re going to go to grocery stores, libraries, soccer games, we’re going to ask families, all of whom supported us during this movement, to join us.”

Four Black female judges use their courtrooms to break the school-to-prison...

Criminal justice is not the only focus of the program. The judges discuss making healthy life choices and maintaining a positive image.

Federal judge rules against Education Department in student borrower protection cases

"This is such an important win for student borrowers and anyone who cares about a government that operates under the rule of law."

Back to school and straight to the picket line

The empowering effect of this strike is being felt by first-year and veteran teachers alike.

In a historic move, Los Angeles educators vote to strike

With corporations on a warpath to privatize schools, the future of public education is at stake across the country, and Los Angeles is ground zero for this struggle.

Books, not magazines: Outcry grows over DeVos plan to divert federal...

DeVos’s plan would use federal Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants to pay for firearms and to train educators in their use.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Murder before the fall? The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi puts a target on Saudi...

While the position that the United States and its allies take will be important, especially if they impose sanctions, the case is perhaps more interesting for what it says about the region’s growing rivalries.
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Three easy fixes to Social Security and Medicare that Republicans don’t want you to...

Instead of shutting immigrants out, allowing more immigrants into the country will help secure the future of Social Security and Medicare.

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