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 [...]

Betsy DeVos’s ‘Voucherland’ Spells Disaster For Public Schools

By Peter Greene, The Progressive. -

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, sensing perhaps the need to reaffirm her stamp on education policy, recently gave a speech at an education roundtable at Hillsdale College, a private Christian [...]

Teachers Are On A Tightrope With No Safety Net

By Emily James, Nation of Change. -

After more than a month into New York City’s experiment with reopening schools in a hybrid format that has students alternating between classrooms and their homes, teacher Sapphira Hendrix still [...]

Grace Is Out Of Jail And Back In School

By Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica. -

Oakland County, MI - Ten minutes before her debut and three months after she became known as the Michigan girl sent to juvenile detention for failing to do her online schoolwork, Grace* hurried [...]

Capitalism Is Double-Billing Us

Here is a word that risks deterring you from reading on much further, even though it may hold the key to understanding why we are in such a terrible political, economic and social mess. That word [...]

Fascist Culture, Critical Pedagogy, And Resistance In Dark Times

By Henri Giroux, Counterpunch. -

Across the globe, democratic institutions such as the independent media, schools, the legal system, certain financial institutions, and higher education are under siege. The promise, if not [...]