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Chilean students are no longer willing to accept mountains of debt to gain an education, and they have taken over campuses to fight for greater access to the country's universities.
Aggressively pushing voucher programs, ALEC is calling on states to “transform the system, don't tweak it" in a large-scale assault on public education.
Given skyrocketing college costs and the bleak jobs outlook, some argue that vocational school is an apt alternative to a four-year liberal arts program for many working-class kids.
With the nation's public education system under siege, the need for qualified teachers who are committed to creating exciting and empowering schools is more urgent than ever.
The true problems facing public education are inequality and opportunity gaps.
Like her brother, President Obama, Soetoro-Ng wants to revamp school systems and broaden test-focused curriculums.
The problems facing our schools demand solutions, not slogans.
Obama's education policy is far too close to George W. Bush's. Those of us who recognize the importance of public education can't wait for the administration to lead the way.
The celebrated film tells a familiar story about unions and schools—but misses what's new.
The author offers an uplifting example of a public high school that offers students exceptional education in New York City, but wants more students across the US to have similar opportunities.
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