“America would be better served if these raids targeted criminals, rather than young people who want to get an education and be safe.”
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In North Carolina and Mississippi, discrimination has been signed into law.
“The stories they come to school with are heartbreaking.”
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.
As a young teacher in an all-Black segregated school in NC, when Willa Johnson taught her students how to register to vote she was summoned to the principal’s office and summarily fired.
President Obama signs the Every Student Succeeds Act into law in White House ceremony attended by educators from across the country.
Voting rights advocates have their eyes set on North Carolina as the bellwether for how far states will go in erecting new barriers to voting.
U.S. House subcommittee, forced to shuffle diminished education dollars, made cuts that will hurt vulnerable students.
Omar Currie knew how to curb bullying in his classroom, but didn’t know he’d end up under attack.
Education activists need to be ready to spot red flags that spell trouble for public education