“Vision, dreams and passion can change policies in a positive way in our communities and our country.”
“Do you care enough to look closer, to talk to each other. To your students, to your communities?”
55.5% of LGBTQ students felt unsafe at school because of their sexual orientation, while 37.8% felt unsafe because of their gender expression.
This is the first in a series of profiles of student activists bringing meaningful change to public schools.
Acosta, a model student who is still determined to graduate, has sent word to his teachers asking them to please send his homework to the immigration detention center.
Senate Democrats have a solution to the nightmare that is student debt in America, where 43 million Americans owe $1.3 trillion in student debt.
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.
The video of a school resource officer’s violent takedown of a 16-year-old girl has ignited new concern around school discipline policies that criminalize nonviolent behavior, particularly the conduct of students of color.
The bipartisan two-year budget deal provides an additional $80 billion in discretionary funding, to be split evenly between defense and non-defense programs, like education, health, and job training.
The number of people with graduate degrees applying for food stamps or other public assistance more than tripled between 2007 and 2010.