NEA interns lobby Senators on the student loan interest rate increase

by Tim Reed/photo above by NEA intern Kate Jeszeck Hundreds of students, including a number of NEA interns, visited Capitol Hill yesterday as part of Campus Progress’ Student Debt Day, to lobby their Senators on the looming student loan interest rate increase. If congress does not act by July 1st, the interest rate on federally subsidized … Continued

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Women’s rights still under GOP attack

  By Amanda Litvinov/photo by Dithedy Republicans’ increasingly hostile stance on the rights of women presents at least two whopping problems for educators: Most of them are women They are expected to stand at the head of the class each school day and, with a straight face, tell all of their students—boys and girls of … Continued

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Young Voters: Protect their Rights!

Hundreds of thousands of first-time voters on college campuses may be turned away from the polls this November because of new misguided voting laws aimed at restricting voting rights.

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