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Suraya Buffong

STUDENT VOICE: ‘The youth movement extends beyond gun violence’

A high school program that uses history to make a difference

A rally at the state capitol in Phoenix, Arizona.

TEACHER VOICE: Is Arizona next? Fed-up educators learn from actions in West Virginia, Kentucky and Oklahoma

‘Teachers are working two, three, sometimes even four jobs just to make ends meet’

The new convocation center at Xavier University is seen in New Orleans, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013. Student Landan Moore says Xavier is his dream school.

A college scholarship meant to help low-income, black students now serves mostly white, middle-class kids

Not TOPS anymore? Louisiana may cut scholarship program that used to be a national model

Teachers hold a rally outside the Senate Chambers in the West Virginia Capitol Monday, March. 5, 2018 in Charleston, W.V. Hundreds of teachers from 55 counties are on strike for pay raises and better health benefits.

Schools should be the center of a new labor and social movement

Teachers and other workers have compromised long enough

Washington, D.C. — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and students at a March 14 rally in front of the Capitol during a national walkout by students.

OPINION: Proud of your students for walking out? Here’s what to do when they walk back in

A teacher-educator's call for improving citizenship education

Fort Lauderdale, FL — In the wake of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, protesters attend a Feb. 17, 2018 rally at the Federal Courthouse here to demand government action on firearms.

STUDENT VOICE: ‘The children of America aren’t going to wait any longer for the country’s adults to lead’

A New Jersey high school student explains why he and his classmates are acting against gun violence

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho talks with a school board member after he announced he will turn down a job offer to become head of the New York City schools on March 1, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Mr. Carvalho made the announcement to not become New York City's schools chancellor during an emergency School Board meeting that had been called to discuss the news of the job offer.

Analysis: Children first? Once again, egos and politics obscure education issues

Miami-Dade superintendent spurns chance to lead NYC schools

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The United States Capitol. A House bill to revamp the Higher Education Act has moved out of committee for debate, while the Senate is still discussing reform ideas in committee.

If this bill passes, college affordability would go from bad to worse, experts say

House Republicans’ proposal would cut back loans, tighten repayment options and let for-profit colleges become 100 percent federally funded

OPINION: Why Thomas Jefferson would be proud of Florida’s students

Informed citizenship is the reason we created public schools in America

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 19: Washington, D.C., area students and supporters protest against gun violence with a lie-in outside of the White House on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, after 17 people were killed in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last week.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas students give legislators a civics lesson

By engaging in civil disobedience to create change, they are schooling the rest of us

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