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The extremely wealthy are out to destroy public education, and reap the benefits.
Young voters gave Obama a decisive win in 2008. Four years later, the love affair is on the rocks.
Taking away one of America’s most economically efficient and widely used educational and cultural resources is a bad deal for the American people.
We dismiss the anti-intellectualism of the right at our own peril.
California has gutted the budget for what was once a shining example of public higher education, leaving students saddled with more debt and fewer options.
The student-led movement scored a victory in the election, with the new government repealing tuition hikes. But the grievances behind the mass protests still lurk.
A crude and hackneyed film, Won't Back Down peddles an improbable and deceptive message about schools and poverty.
Unions need to be at the forefront of improving public education across the country.
As Obama touts his education reforms and neoliberals face off with teachers, hardly anyone is talking about the real problems besetting America’s public schools.
The stakes are high for students unlucky enough to be caught in the crossfire.