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City College of San Francisco wins round in accreditation battle

After hearing two days of arguments, Judge Karnow noted that the "consequences would be catastrophic" if the ACCJC were allowed to finish the disaccreditation process.

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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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"Let us work," say government workers

It's hurting our communities, said demonstrators in downtown Detroit protesting the tea party led government shutdown.

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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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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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U.S. faults accreditation panel in City College of San Francisco ruling

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.

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City College of San Francisco: 99% vs. corporate education reform

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.

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Across generations: Nation’s students continue progressive fight

The United States Student Association held its 66th annual National Student Congress at the Hotel Heldrich July 19-24.

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Florida’s Dream Defenders convene their own legislative session

The Dream Defenders, a multi-racial human rights organization of youth, began their takeover of the Florida Statehouse last week.

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