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Rallying for more schools, it's a Bronx cheer for Bloomberg

Bronx residents send a message to Bloomberg and the Department of Education: More schools!


Mississippi court rules school violated lesbian student’s rights

The court said Itawamba Agricultural High School officials violated the student's First Amendment rights when it canceled the prom rather than let her attend with her girlfriend.


A teacher speaks her mind

I would hate to think that all of my effort could be cast aside because some standardized test or other incomplete measurement suggested that I was not doing a good job.


Student loan victory

Young people and their parents had two reasons to celebrate yesterday's passage of the sweeping health care reform bill.


March Madness comes with insane price

Everyone who loves college basketball, loves March Madness. But the price is costly and unacceptable.


Obama school plan has pluses but big minuses, teachers and others warn

The administration's  education "blueprint" discards some of  the No Child Left Behind law's much-criticized features, but keeps or adds others that teachers, their unions and other public school advocates oppose.


Thousands march to save public education

Hundreds of thousands of students, parents, faculty, campus workers and community supporters demonstrated in California and around the country March 4 in a massive protest to save public education.


In ‘failed state,’ schools face more cuts

California is at the very heart of what is internationally known as the "American crisis," and its schools are on the chopping block.


Teacher dies in hail of handgun bullets

Killing of teacher Jennifer Paulson, 30, in Tacoma, Wash., following Colorado school shootings, spurs calls for tighter gun control.


Students organize March 4 Education

Gregory Cendana, president of the United States Student Association, says students and community members are mobilizing coast to coast to defend public education in "March 4 Education" rallies next month.

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