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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.

DREAM Act hunger strike in 15th day

SAN ANTONIO - Thirteen students carrying out a hunger strike here have reached their 15th day, pushing for Congress to pass the DREAM Act.

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Texas students vigil for DREAM Act

"Your voice is your power!" yelled student activist Emmanuel Faz to a crowd at the University of Texas Arlington campus at a Nov. 9 vigil.

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World Youth Festival to be held in South Africa

Thousands of youth and students from countries across the globe will convene in South Africa Dec. 13-21, to participate in the 17th World Festival of Youth and Students.

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Latino congressmen confront “Go back to Mexico”

Texas Rep. Raul Hinojosa tell students about the challenges he and his colleagues face with the current tea party/Republican whipped up atmosphere.

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