Politics

teacher activism

Teacher activism is making Red State governor’s races competitive

Mississippi went big for Trump, but education supporters are threatening a political shakeup

Colleges provide misleading information about their costs

In lieu of regulating universities, Trump administration encourages them to furnish students with information on expenses and results — but some of the data is inaccurate

black athletes

Black athletes have a trump card they are not using enough

What would happen if they wielded their economic and cultural power collectively?

teaching slavery

Slavery still shapes all of our lives, yet students aren’t taught its history

Glossing over America’s original sin means we can never overcome it

Lynette Stewart lifts her son Quincy, 3, up to a rock at George Rocky Graham Park in Marin City, California.

$5.5 billion will expand care for thousands of kids in California, but it may not be enough

As presidential candidates propose investment in child care and paid leave on a national scale, California’s success or failure could act as a bellwether.

XQ

Anatomy of a failure: How an XQ Super School flopped

Innovation and equity didn’t mix

immigrants

We are a nation of migrants, not a collection of diplomas

The rush to embrace only highly educated immigrants reveals our classist elitism

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racist language

We should all ‘go back’ — to the American founding ideal of shared struggle, despite our differences

'Creating a more equitable and inclusive nation is essential to living up to our democratic ideals.'

certificate programs

‘They just saw me as a dollar sign’: How some certificate schools profit from vulnerable students

When government turns a blind eye, for-profit colleges fail to fulfill promise of a fast path to a new career and leave students in debt

Charter schools aren’t a radical solution and neither is blaming them

Slamming charters won’t address systemic inequality or put families to work

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