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Cut BP aid, not Pell Grants! students demand

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.

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Campus rally and teach-in slam Ohio education cuts

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.

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National student lobby event to take place in Washington

This month marks the 42nd annual Grassroots Legislative Conference and National Student Lobby Day, or LegCon as it's come to be known.

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Students nationwide rally for public workers

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.

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Philly students, teachers assail top-down school “reform”

A spirited rally by 500 parents, students, teachers and others Feb. 25 protested decisions the district is imposing in the name of "school reform."

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Atheism grows among youth, high school students

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.

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Teachers and students support Obama’s education budget

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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Flush with taxpayer cash, for-profit schools seek to quash oversight

WARNING: Career schools may be hazardous to your financial and educational health.

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Student activist helped save Gabrielle Giffords’ life

A college student activist/hero is credited with saving the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

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A tale of two struggles

The repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell and the close vote on the DREAM Act are milestones in the continuing struggle to expand democracy and equality in America.

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