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Students with laptops

Under the banner of high-tech progress, corporate lobbyists have rammed through legislation privatizing K-12 education across the country.

Melissa Benn

Melissa Benn attacks the deepening rift of privilege and privatization in Britain’s secondary schools.

Occupy College

The crushing burden of student debt has shattered the American dream for a whole generation. They want their future back.

If peacemaking is teachable, why are school so reluctant to offer classes in peace studies?

Congress has been unable to pass NCLB reform because the Tea Party has eroded the decade long bi-partisan consensus on education policy.

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.

The journalist blames teachers unions, not economic inequality, for students’ failure to achieve.

We need a mandatory course in every high school that looks at society through the lens of ethics and morality, rather than efficiency and productivity.

School crossing

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.

When undocumented immigrants like Jose Antonio Vargas "come out," it changes the debate over immigration—but at considerable personal risk.

Blogs

An idea that didn't formall exist six weeks ago is picking up a lot of steam.

May 27, 2015

Another victim of Emma Sulkowicz’s alleged rapist has come forward, with a message for everyone who has doubted the mattress-carrying activist. 

May 22, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/22/15?

May 22, 2015

A Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions could make higher education available for all.

May 19, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/15/15?

May 15, 2015

What are Nation interns reading the week of 5/8/15?

May 8, 2015

Following the NYU and UConn victories, graduates at Yale and other universities are demanding recognition as workers.

May 6, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 5/4/15?

May 4, 2015

A coalition including Coalition for America's Future, Daily Kos, Student Debt, and The Nation delivered a petition to Elizabeth Warren calling for the cancelation of all student debt. 

May 4, 2015