At a White House ceremony coinciding with National Teacher Day on May 3, President Barack Obama honored the 2016 National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes and public school educators everywhere.
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High school sophomore Lida Gannon has taken the first bold steps to foster a school environment where all students can be themselves.
Fed up with underfunding and overtesting, educators, parents and community activists will stage a national “Walk-In” at public schools in 80 cities.
Racine, Wis., high school senior Gabe Hernandez says his community connections grew as his activism increased.
“I am committed to supporting DREAMer students by continuing to advocate for them:” TX teacher Areli Zárate.
This is the first in a series of profiles of student activists bringing meaningful change to public schools.
Parents, students, educators and community leaders from more than 800 schools in more than 30 cities will stage the nation’s first-ever “school walk in” tomorrow.
Stand Up for Students coalition calling for income tax fairness initiative so state can properly fund public schools.
Vanessa Skipper shows students the power of their vote by leading rally to end over-testing in public schools.
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.