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Pennsylvania's GOP Gov. Corbett a “no show” on schools

The reports suggested that the funding would likely come from reductions elsewhere in the state budget rather than from new revenue.

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Youth battle for social change in St. Louis

In a society where the national student debt totals $1.1 trillion, it is more important than ever to lift young activists up and support them in their efforts to organize and create social change.

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Teachers’ leader: Schools reflect society’s polarization and anger

The "polarization and anger" running through U.S. society, as a result of the collapse of the American Dream, "is playing out in the schools as well."

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AFT’S Weingarten: School reformers ignore “elephant in the room”

Weingarten was one of several panelists who challenged the prevailing mythology about schools, including the teach-to-the-test goals the right wing has imposed on U.S. schools.

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Author calls for fight to prevent extinction of the college prof

Today only a few universities are faculty drive. Harvard and the University of Chicago are among them and are among the best institutions in America. So what happened?

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What are mass school closings about? Watch this video

Philadelphia's families, teachers unions and other school worker unions as well as students have responded with a rousing "Hell no, our schools are not for sale."

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Death of an adjunct

Margaret Mary Vojtko, an adjunct professor of French for 25 years, died underpaid and underappreciated at age 83.

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Covered California rolls out education campaign for October enrollment

Covered California will not be available to undocumented residents (leaving an estimated three million residents without coverage) or to people who are now incarcerated.

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Chicago school boycott demands elected school board

Hundreds of students, parents and community activists joined a rally and march Aug. 28 supporting a one-day Chicago school boycott to protest the destruction of public education.

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President Obama rolls out higher education plan

President Obama debuted his new proposal for curbing costs of higher education.

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