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Teachers Were the Real Heroes ...

Aug 28, 2018 by

Often overlooked in histories of school desegregation are the teachers. By Michael Gengler / History News Network “There was not a...

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Betsy DeVos Is Planning to All...

Aug 23, 2018 by

Betsy DeVos is chipping away at an arrangement that would, without precedent for history, enable schools to utilize government assets...

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New Mister Rogers Film Downpla...

Jun 27, 2018 by

Michael Long, expert on the philosophy of Mister Rogers, talks about “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” By Chauncey DeVega – Morgan...

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Professor Targeted by Right Wi...

Jun 6, 2018 by

Ted Thornhill taught a class on the history of racism — and was attacked by racists: “I didn’t cede any ground” By Chauncey DeVega /...

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Two Rural Oregon Elementary Sc...

May 3, 2018 by

The offending book features a trans character. By Martin Cizmar – Two elementary school districts in rural Oregon are pulling...

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Actress Cynthia Nixon Could Ta...

Apr 18, 2018 by

Cuomo has been long accused of blocking fair funding for education as he stakes out a “centrist” position that could help raise funds...

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Republicans Are Becoming Less ...

Apr 2, 2018 by

Nerds to the left. By Kali Holloway – There are several key attributes that define the Republican Party in its modern...

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Is NYC’s Progressive May...

Mar 24, 2018 by

De Blasio has closed many public schools in New York City. Unlike Bloomberg, he does not boast about it. By Diane Ravitch –...

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The Skills Trap: Why the Right...

Feb 17, 2018 by

The politics behind the push to expand vocational education. By Jennifer Berkshire – When California home health aide Maya Luna...

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White Nationalists Could Be Co...

Feb 5, 2018 by

White supremacists have stepped up recruitment efforts on campuses across the nation. By Kali Holloway – In early 2017, Donald...

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Why Some Students Fail

Jan 29, 2018 by

Students living on the margins face added challenges. By Jill Richardson – Another semester is about to begin at the community...

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I Was Homeschooled, and I Beli...

Jan 10, 2018 by

We’re suffering from a national lack of innovation and engagement in our public education. By Chris Sosa – From...

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Let’s End Student Debt S...

Jan 8, 2018 by

Debt and austerity have often been used as control mechanisms for subduing the people. By Ellen Brown – This is the second in a...

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Segrenomics: Cashing In on Our...

Jan 8, 2018 by

Today’s Silicon Valley hustlers belong to a long tradition of making money off a segregated education system. By Jennifer...

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How White Nationalists Hide in...

Jan 7, 2018 by

Fascist ideologues are hijacking academic courses. By Shane Burley – Even in the world of academia, a punchy headline can be...

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Groupthink Rules in Silicon Va...

Jan 2, 2018 by

Tech moguls and education reformers share a fondness for a self-reinforcing culture of ideas and a disdain for laws. By Sarah Darer...

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The GOP Just Handed a Gift to ...

Dec 23, 2017 by

A school choice provision in the tax code could make K-12 parents and children the new student debtors. By MaryAnn Schlegel Ruegger...

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At the Conservative Student Ac...

Dec 20, 2017 by

Selling old, increasingly discredited ideas to a youthful audience isn’t as easy as it sounds. By Matthew James Seidel –...

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Our Staggering Class Divide St...

Nov 30, 2017 by

By Joan Williams – Children learn class at their mothers’ knee. Childrearing, like so many other aspects of daily life, is...

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Why School Shooter Drills Are ...

Nov 27, 2017 by

Teaching kids to hide from a gunman isn’t doing something about our nation’s monstrous gun violence problem—it’s just adapting...

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