"Youth apathetic? ... Anyone who wakes up before dawn to drive across the state and rally at the capitol is not apathetic!"
Philadelphia residents rally for suspended teacher who critized school district plans to privatize eight public schools.
Student activists and advocates say congressional lawmakers need to get their budget priorities straight especially when it comes to making cuts to federal funding for higher education.
Faced with the prospect of massive cuts and hikes in tuition and fees, hundreds of students at Ohio University took part in a teach-in, a rally and a march last week.
This month marks the 42nd annual Grassroots Legislative Conference and National Student Lobby Day, or LegCon as it's come to be known.
More than 10,000 students and supporters rallied nationwide during a national day of action to defend public education and the rights of public workers.
A spirited rally by 500 parents, students, teachers and others Feb. 25 protested decisions the district is imposing in the name of "school reform."
The Secular Student Alliance, which has chapters on 200 college campuses nationwide, announced that it would work to help high school-aged free thinkers express themselves.
President Obama's education budget is being applauded as a sign of the administration's commitment to public schools and higher education.
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