Law and policy

Desegregation is unraveling in this Texas town

As the federal government releases districts from desegregation orders, will their commitment to equity continue?

For safer schools, we need more hugs, not more guns

Students who feel disconnected from their community are more likely to lash out

UCI students vote early at the University of California, Irvine on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

Go vote. The best civics lesson requires you to leave the classroom

Election Day isn’t just for those 18 and older; younger teens can celebrate it too

Young voters

Youth will determine the outcome of the 2018 midterms

That’s why Republicans are trying to stop them

OPINION: Educators must prepare for the dismantling of affirmative action

Five things to think about while helping all students move forward, not backward

May 2, 2018, Washington D.C. — Education Secretary Betsy Devos at the Teacher of the Year ceremony at the White House.

OPINION: Betsy DeVos’ slippery slope of religion, ethnicity and race

Rutgers case will likely impact how history is taught in schools

Striking Tacoma Teachers walk a picket line, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in front of Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash. Fights over teacher salaries and work conditions are escalating along the West Coast, and the disputes are particularly acute in Washington, a state that has infused at least $1 billion for teacher pay to resolve a long-running court battle.

Teachers of the world, unite. You have nothing to lose but your pain!

Strikes can help ensure class cabinets are fully stocked

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The baseball bat, cement hall pass and bug spray that high school teacher Margo L. has imagined using in an active shooter scenario.

To teach, protect and serve

Nine educators on what it means to work in education in the age of mass shootings and widespread gun violence

A student walks past the Bender Library on the American University campus in Washington, D.C. American is one of 32 colleges and universities with an accelerated program that lets students earn bachelor’s degrees in thee years instead of four, which one management expert has criticized for helping only undergraduates who are already very well prepared.

Critics warn that well-meaning reforms may be lowering the quality of college

Signs emerge that some are cutting corners to produce more graduates more quickly

student loans

What happens when a borrower defaults on student loans

Defaulting on federal student loans can be as bad as it sounds

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