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School funding slashed by $750 million in last four years

"Rahm wants to buy you a drink. Ask him if he can buy you an assistant principal and a special-education teacher instead."

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South Carolina voters want to reverse damage by GOP state government

South Carolinians desperately need better paying jobs, more accessible health care and better schools, but Governor Haley is using a $400 million surplus for tax cuts for the wealthy.

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Chicago parents in 160 neighborhoods join teachers in demanding school resources

In Chicago, the issue of getting the resources kids need is particularly urgent.

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Shady bond deals at root of Chicago school funding crisis

Over a billion dollars of taxpayer money will be diverted from Chicago's school children to high interest loan payments to bankers over the next three decades.

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Philly coalition presses the fight for public schools, resists charter blitz

The fight to save and improve the city of Philadelphia's public schools has a long history.

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Getting racism out of school curricula

How much progress have we made in getting racism out of our schools since the Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education?

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New Yorkers protest hedge fund-backed charter school ad

Parents, civil rights leaders, elected officials, clergy and advocacy groups rallied outside the NYC Department of Education HQ.

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Protest hypocritical charter school TV ad

"FES has actively opposed educational equity by working against fair funding for schools that serve high need students."

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Fight over Dyett High reaches tense new stage

CPS has announced a plan for Dyett, but not the one fought for by the hunger striking community members.

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Baltimore: A new generation of protestors comes into being

Langston Hughes elementary is not only an oasis for the 178 children who attend, but also serves as a venue for numerous after school and community activities.

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