Platform Co-op Plans Revolution For Online Tutoring And Teaching

By Anca Voinea, TheNews.coop. -

With schools across the world shutting due to Covid-19, e-learning has become an increasingly popular option around the world – but while this has increased platform revenues, teachers’ pay has [...]

On Education, Biden Is Making Sure ‘Nothing Will Fundamentally Change’

By Nora De La Cour, Jacobin Magazine. -

When it comes to education policy, Joe Biden is following through on his promise that nothing will fundamentally change. While he expressed support for some progressive measures on the [...]

Paulo Freire’s Brazil: ‘Return To Grassroots Popular Education’

By Paolo Vittorio, Il Manifesto. -

In my case, I spent four years in prison, two with political prisoners and two with ordinary prisoners. With the common prisoners, we experimented with popular education through theater, reading [...]

The Country Moves Forward, Education Falls Back

By Gayle Greene, Counterpunch. -

There’s hope in the air, a scent of spring, anticipation of change, democracy may pull through. Why, then, with K-12 public schools, the broken promise, the dismay? Biden raised hopes when he [...]

Report: UK School Textbooks Altered To Favour Israel

By Middle East Eye. -

The international publisher Pearson has paused further distribution of two textbooks used by UK high schools after a group of academics said in a report that they distorted the historical record [...]

Report: Young People In The United States Are Overrun With Student Debt

By The Jain Family Institute. -

Young Americans are overrun with student debt. This crisis is the culmination of waning government funding for higher education, wage stagnation, wealth inequality, and a misleading emphasis on [...]

FCC Must Expand The E-Rate Program To Connect Students During Pandemic

By Shiva Stella, Public Knowledge. -

Yesterday, Public Knowledge joined Access Humboldt, Benton Institute for Broadband and Society, Consumer Reports, and New America’s Open Technology Institute in filing comments in response to the [...]

Why We Say: Fuck Black History Month

By Ready for Revolution, Hood Communist. -

Since its founding in 1920 as Negro History and Literature Week, Black History Month has served as an “annual celebration of achievements by ‘African Americans’ and a time for recognizing their [...]

‘When You Come To School, You Forfeit Your Rights’

By Courtney Napier, Scalawag Magazine. -

Yakob Lemma and classmate Victoria Smith were just seven months into their freshman year at Enloe High School, a high-performing magnet known for its racial and socioeconomic diversity in [...]

Free Grocery Store Opens In District With High Number Of Poor Students

By Janelle Griffiths, NBC News. -

This month, the principal of Linda Tutt High School in the small town of Sanger, Texas, said he was approached by an eighth grader eager to share that he had bought a three-in-one men's shampoo, [...]

Minnesota Is Changing The Way It Teaches Social Studies

By Josh Verges, TwinCities.com. -

Minnesota’s K-12 social studies standards are undergoing extensive revisions in search of a more inclusive approach that teaches about people previously left out of the discussion. A diverse [...]

Moral Panic Over Palestinian Content In Ontario schools

By Michelle Weinroth, Canadian Dimension. -

Digital technology has been a fixture in the Ontario classroom setting for some years now, but with COVID it has become a particularly dominant instrument of secondary school pedagogy. Online [...]

Keep Calm And Just Die

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

The British government has ordered schools in England not to use resources and materials from organizations that have expressed any desire to end capitalism. There are several different ways one [...]

Training Bias Out Of Teachers

By Sarah D. Sparks, Education Week. -

This summer, the Des Moines, Iowa, public schools held a series of anti-racist town hall meetings in the wake of the police-led killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and the [...]