Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: students

The Trump administration thinks grad students aren’t workers. Grad students tell...

In 2016, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that student researchers and teaching assistants at private universities have the right to collectively...

Inconsistent testing standards leads to lead exposure in school drinking water

"The concern is that while we are not taking much action, children are being damaged on a generational level."

How Native American children benefit from trauma-informed schools

Students in these communities are disproportionately affected by trauma. When they act out, adults with training ask, “Is there anything I can do to help you?” rather than “Why are you acting this way?”

Students as teachers

Facing the world adults are wrecking.

In March for Our Lives, student rights have become human rights

The young have long been that catalyst for change, and the Never Again movement is a continuation of that tradition.

Photo essay: Eight reasons students walked out over gun laws

“All of these students will be voting in the next four years. We will be in the driver’s seat.”

High school students

So what was it about the Parkland killings that tipped the scale? This is among the questions we teachers have been asking one another at school recently.

Gun control after Parkland: Student survivors lead the way

Undeterred, the students are on the move. They are organizing a march on the nation's capital and in cities around the country, on March 24.

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Judge vacates Trump SNAP rule that would remove thousands off food stamps

The proposed rule change by the USDA “radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving States scrambling and exponentially increasing food insecurity for tens of thousands of Americans.”
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Watch: Why Trump’s judges are the worst of the worst

How has Trump had so many vacancies to fill?
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How to stop Trump from stealing the election

Congress has decided contested elections only three times in U.S. history, in 1801, 1825, and 1877. Could it happen in 2020?

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science deniers

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.