Head Start is threatened by huge budget cuts.
The district announced the names of the schools to be shuttered; in the late afternoon a dense crowd of hundreds of protesters massed on the steps of district headquarters.
Republicans are shamefully using the lame duck legislative session to ram through extremist legislation to overhaul public education in radical and dangerous ways.
TIFs - or Tax Increment Financing - is a method powerful financial interests have devised to divert public monies to private coffers.
On October 22, 1963, a coalition of civil rights groups organized Freedom Day, a mass boycott and demonstration against segregated schools and inadequate resources for black students.
A new coalition at the University of Oregon rallied and marched Oct. 3 against rising tuition and plans to privatize governance of the university.
Declaring that, still, "race matters" in schools and society, unionsare siding with top universities in a U.S. Supreme Court case on the role of race in college admissions.
Public health professionals are working to save hundreds of jobs and preserve community services here at a state university-run medical center, the fourth largest employer in the borough
Marian Bacon has worked at The Memphis Center for Independent Living, an action and advocacy organization for people with disabilities, for over five years.
At its Fire of Faith, Rekindling Democracy rally this past Sunday, the Detroit metropolitan faith community unveiled a new kind of "heat" beginning to sweep the region.