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That poor children in the United States and Britain have the worst quality of life in the developed world speaks volumes about our misplaced priorities.
Barack Obama's youthful supporters are using Facebook and other social networking web tools to spark a movement that could make a real difference.
Is education widening the class divide?
Big-money athletics cannot help but sabotage what our colleges and universities are for: instruction and research.
The New Orleans school system, re-created in the wake of Hurricane
Katrina, is beginning to look like something designed by FEMA.
College presidents are living in baronial splendor, some with salaries, benefits and perks of $1 million or more. And you wonder why the cost of tuition is so high?
Casting himself as tough on school crime as election day nears, Kentucky
Republican Representative Geoff Davis is pushing a measure that puts the
constitutional right of students at risk.
A unique student-run organization is making real strides mobilizing
progressive voters for victory in the long haul.
If President Bush and the Republican Congress would close the loopholes on tax
cheats--especially the superrich--there would be ample money to improve
the nation's public schools.
Ann Cooper, gourmet chef turned healthy school food advocate, talks
about becoming a "lunch lady" and what it takes to reform our
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