It has been six months since Illinois colleges and universities were cut off from state funds, and the quality of higher education – as well as poor students’ access to it – is suffering.
Issue Higher Education
Education activists: Call U.S. Senators to take action and #GetESEARight
Bianca Zachary, president of the University of Missouri Student NEA chapter, shares her story of campus racism and how activists fought back.
It’s the big 5-0 for HEA, the Higher Education Act – first signed into law on Nov. 8, 1965, by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
This week: NY educators arrested at protests, CA faculty vote to strike, the MA retirement health care fight and a video look back at IL Gov Rauner’s tumultuous first year.
This week: Testing in Illinois and Connecticut, Campus Equity Week actions from Massachusetts and the fight for Youngstown schools in Ohio.
The number of people with graduate degrees applying for food stamps or other public assistance more than tripled between 2007 and 2010.
CA high school teacher testifies before congressional committee about the crippling impact of college loan debt
Illinois Senator Dick Durbin has a plan to reduce the debt burden on contingent faculty.
This week: IL retirement, MI’s higher education conference, MA charters and NJ’s new teacher leader certification endorsement.