Philly students, teachers assail top-down school “reform”

A spirited rally by 500 parents, students, teachers and others Feb. 25 protested decisions the district is imposing in the name of "school reform."


Nationwide actions urge full funding for Head Start

Among $61 billion in draconian cuts in the federal spending bill the Republican-dominated House of Representatives passed last week is $1.1 billion in funding for Head Start, a cut of 22 percent. 


Montanans protest Republican assault on working families, environment

Montanans assembled at the State Capitol on President's Day to reject the ultra-right state legislature's assault on working families.

Controversy brews over Calif. redevelopment agencies

A controversy is brewing over Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to do away with local Redevelopment Agencies and return their functions to local governments.


Teachers and students support Obama’s education budget

President Obama's education budget is being applauded as a sign of the administration's commitment to public schools and higher education.


Doomsday scenario for Calif. budget cuts

Brown’s proposals call for some $12.5 billion in cuts, mostly to programs serving human needs.

‘Stop breaking the law’ protest tells Chicago charter school [with video]

The battle for union recognition by charter schoolteachers has grown as charters have assumed a larger presence in the city.


Lost chance for school desegregation led to today’s woes

A landmark 1974 Supreme Court case was a failed opportunity to strike a blow at school segregation in Michigan and around the nation, and we continue to suffer the consequences.


Flush with taxpayer cash, for-profit schools seek to quash oversight

WARNING: Career schools may be hazardous to your financial and educational health.


Anti-segregation march planned for Raleigh

Quality education is seen by the organizers as linked to other issues, with the groups calling for "a broad, 14-point people's agenda."

1 2