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Mitch Daniels

Mitch Daniels’s covert war on Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States.

CTU Protest

Showdowns in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City and beyond have turned out parents and teachers in droves—and revealed how out of touch education reformers really are.

Chicago school closing protest

A resurgent protest culture fights back against Rahm Emanuel’s austerity agenda.

From student walkouts in Philly and Chicago to union organizing and MOOCs in California, here are the latest reports by our student activist/writers.

John Kitzhaber

This third-term governor is rethinking healthcare and education with holistic, community-based programs.

Chicago teachers

CORE’s victory is a boost to social movement unionism—and a model for other unions around the country.

An adopted child

I’d like to believe my sons’ best life is in my home, and not with their first families. But Christians committed to justice need to remember we are not entitled to other people’s children.

As part of The Nation's mayoral candidate series, de Blasio gives his views on how to tackle economic inequality.

Student reading

Resistance is growing, and with good reason—test mania delivers few benefits and often harms the students it’s meant to help. 

He claimed that he's narrowed the achievement gap, but his record indicates otherwise.

Blogs

With different backgrounds but matching policies, the former Minnesota governor is on Mitt’s short list for running mate. 

June 18, 2012

On Tuesday, the secretary of education spoke bluntly about our nation’s values.

June 14, 2012

On Monday, 90% of Chicago Teachers Union members voted to support a strike if one is called.

June 12, 2012

Teachers in Louisiana have found themselves on the frontlines of austerity.

June 7, 2012

Our high schools are failing to prepare young people for an unforgiving economy.

June 6, 2012

What would it take to put school desegregation back on the country's policy agenda?

May 29, 2012

Here are some questions the candidate wants to avoid.

May 24, 2012

Protests in Philadelphia and Quebec against education cuts and tuition hikes underscore the common struggle against austerity.

May 24, 2012

Education reform is back in fashion, but the Tea Party won’t be pleased.

May 23, 2012

Don’t take your eyes of Chicago yet. The NATO protests may be over, but city politics are heating up.

May 23, 2012