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Calif. students: "These budget cuts have got to go!"

"Youth apathetic? ... Anyone who wakes up before dawn to drive across the state and rally at the capitol is not apathetic!"

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1,000 rally in support of outspoken teacher, vs. bullying and cuts

Philadelphia residents rally for suspended teacher who critized school district plans to privatize eight public schools.

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Immigrant youth: Undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic

Undocumented immigrant youth spoke out about their lives, each telling a powerful story.

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Providence, R.I., dilemma: tax the rich or fire teachers

City officials are planning major slashes, but "tax the rich" bills could help Providence avoid those damaging cuts.

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Campus rally and teach-in slam Ohio education cuts

Faced with the prospect of massive cuts and  hikes in tuition and fees, hundreds of students at Ohio University took part in a teach-in, a rally and a march last week.

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National student lobby event to take place in Washington

This month marks the 42nd annual Grassroots Legislative Conference and National Student Lobby Day, or LegCon as it's come to be known.

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Students nationwide rally for public workers

More than 10,000 students and supporters rallied nationwide during a national day of action to defend public education and the rights of public workers.

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Nashville sound: Solidarity

400 union members and supporters gathered at the State Capitol here to show solidarity with workers in Wisconsin.

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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."

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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. 

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