Covered California will not be available to undocumented residents (leaving an estimated three million residents without coverage) or to people who are now incarcerated.
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.
President Obama debuted his new proposal for curbing costs of higher education.
They came to deliver a message to the School Reform Commission (SRC), the mayor and governor: "Restore funding for Philadelphia schools!"
In a significant win for City College of San Francisco, the U.S. Department of Education issued a letter that could turn the tables on the accrediting agency.
The teachers union and the Save CCSF coalition believe that the agency is following a corporate agenda in the fight over accreditation of the San Francisco college.
The saga CCSF's future took an unexpected turn when the accreditation committee decided to pull accreditation for it after the finish of this academic year.
On July 1 interest rates for federally subsidized Stafford Loans will double for 7.4 million students unless Congress takes action.
"This is breakfast, lunch and dinner. Every day, for eight days," said Patricia Norris as she held up her bottle of water. Norris is on a "water only" fast outside Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's regional office.
After closing 50 schools, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools are cutting elementary and high school budgets tens of millions of dollars.