Dozens of students, calling themselves the "Anti-Pollution Revolution," from high schools in Chicago's mostly Mexican American neighborhood protested against local power plants.
Student activists staged a "die-in" and "zombie march" in Wisconsin as a part of Higher Education Day to protest anti-student measures proposed by the state's GOP lawmakers and governor.
"Having a job helps youth mature and teaches responsibility."
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold led 1,000 firefighters, nurses, farmers and a motorcade of taxi cabs and an antique fire engine, in a demonstration that encircled Capitol Square.
Like the workers who built "Hooverville" tent cities in the Depression of the 1920s and '30s, protestors are dramatizing their opposition to Republicans' economic policies.
Newt Gingrich told assembled voters that young people should be required to take a poll test before being allowed to vote.
Classes at the school were on the "political time of day," capitalism, the labor movement, racism and immigration and LGBT rights.
tudents at the Baltimore School for the Arts boycotted their classes May 13 to protest the layoff of teachers and other cutbacks forced by budget cuts in the city, state and nation.
At least 25 students were arrested after occupying a campus administrative building in protest of the University of Washington's contract with Sodexo, a giant food service provider.
The Texas Senate approved, in a 19 to 12 vote, a bill to allow the carrying of concealed handguns on public college campuses.