Students Lead US Push For Fuller Black History Education

By Mike Catalini, AP News. -

Trenton, NJ - Ebele Azikiwe was in the sixth grade last year when February came and it was time to learn about Black history again. She was, by then, familiar with the curriculum: Rosa Parks, the [...]

Charter Schools Invaded Our Neighborhoods Without Public Input

By Carl J. Petersen, Medium. -

East Los Angeles is a community rich in culture and a strong history of activism. Our youth led the student walkouts in the ’60s fought against the Vietnam war during the Chicano Moratorium and [...]

Large Numbers Of People Still Filing For Unemployment Each Week

By Jacob Crosse, WSWS. -

For the 34th straight week, over 700,000 people filed for unemployment in the US according to the Department of Labor’s latest report. The 709,000 state claims coupled with an additional 298,154 [...]

Bad Leadership Is Plunging Public Schools Into A Crisis

By Jeff Bryant, The Progressive. -

Michael Barbour, a professor at Touro University California and an expert on K-12 online learning, believes that more than half of the nation’s school superintendents “should be fired.” His [...]

Group That Won School-Funding Suit Now Challenging Private School Vouchers

By Darrel Rowland, Columbus Dispatch. -

The same coalition that successfully sued the state a generation ago over an unconstitutional school-funding system now is putting together a new lawsuit challenging the legality of Ohio’s school [...]

DeVos And Charter School Movement Use Pandemic To Advance Agenda

By Jeff Bryant, Inequality.org. -

COVID-19 has shuttered public schools across the nation, state governments are threatening to slash education budgets due to the economic collapse caused by the outbreak, and emergency aid [...]

On Contact: The End Of Public Education

Chris Hedges talks to Cornell University Professor Noliwe Rooks about how America’s public education system, under successive administrations, continues to be segregated along racial lines, and [...]

Charter School Promoters Terrified Of Growing Opposition To Their Full-Frontal Assault On Public Education

By Shawgi Tell, Dissidentvoice.org -

The ongoing widely-supported teachers’ strikes across the United States are bringing to the fore many problems that have been confronting public education for decades, including a big and overdue [...]

Teachers’ Courage Is Contagious

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

At the roots of the teacher's strikes and protests are neo-liberal policies. Education has become a profit center, which is driving more testing so that companies can sell testing software and [...]

Is Wall Street About To Take Over Public Education?

By Emily Talmage, www.emilytalmage.com -

By Emily Talmage for Save Maine Schools - Across the country, teachers are being asked to collect, record, and slog through mountains of data that “experts” insist is meant to improve their [...]

Support Education Activist Sarah Chambers

By Michelle Strater Gunderson, livingindialogue.com -

By Michelle Strater Gunderson for Living in Dialogue. Chicago, IL - If you are fortunate, every once in a while you will meet someone who breathes the fire of justice. In my life Sarah Chambers, [...]

Trump’s Budget Slashes Funding For Public Schools

By Carol Burris, www.networkforpubliceducation.org -

By Carol Burris for The Network for Public Good - Donald Trump’s education budget is a declaration of war on public education and our nation’s neediest children. It was surely designed by Betsy [...]

The Long Game: Where Art Thou Public Education?

By Morna McDermott, www.educationalchemy.com -

By Morna McDermott for Education Alchemy. The privatizers are busy at work. Unless you live under a rock (a tempting thought lately…) you probably feel like I do every time you turn on the news; [...]

DeVos, Obama, Booker, Trump – All Enemies Of Public Education

By Glen Ford, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - Sometimes, when ruling class competitors collide, the villainy of both factions is made manifest. Donald Trump did the nation’s public schools a great [...]

‘Common’ Goal: Corporate Ownership Of Education

By Morna McDermott, educationalalchemy.com -

By Morna McDermott for Educational Alchemy. Lamar Alexander and Patti Murray didn’t (really) write the new Every Child Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Business Roundtable (BRT) did. See the BRT [...]

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