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The product of black legal skill and strategy, Brown has a black copyright.

Click here to read Brown at 50 by Eric Foner and Randall Kennedy.

Prior
to the landmark Supreme Court rulings in Brown v. Board of
Education
and Bolling v.

The New School University is one of Manhattan's most storied progressive institutions. But don't tell that to the people who work there.

Music for America (MfA), a nonprofit group working to get out the youth vote in the hope of unseating George W.

Discredited and broke, the school privatizer found an unlikely white knight.

Iran's elections, scheduled for February 20, have provoked the gravest political crisis in that country in twenty years.

If only they are bold enough, Democrats can win on their own wedge issues.

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Would the European high school apprenticeship model work in the United States?

April 19, 2012

As corporations quit, shadowy group disbands task force that developed voter suppression and “shoot first” laws. But ALEC still pushes "model" bills that attack labor, environment, education.

April 17, 2012

Rock the Vote’s Democracy Class could help ensure that young people learn their history, register to vote and make their electoral voice heard as soon as they are eligible.

March 22, 2012

The beloved education theorist talks about Teach for America, the intelligence of poor children, and how her own work has been misinterpreted. 

March 19, 2012

Teachers' union leader Randi Weingarten discusses how Shanghai, Singapore and other nations are improving teaching without overemphasizing student testing. Is the Obama administration listening? 

March 16, 2012

My years in an MSA were spent packing lunches for the homeless, mentoring high school kids and learning about my faith with my best friends.

March 14, 2012

Santorum has a chance in Ohio because he appeals more to working-class voters than Romney. But his blue-collar roots are a myth. 

March 5, 2012

The idea of dismantling the federal government's civil rights–driven education agenda is not new. 

March 1, 2012

Bill Gates and Wendy Kopp agree: the volatile data reports unfairly shame teachers.

February 24, 2012

A Harper's journalist recently went undercover as a University of Phoenix student. What he found was an "education" that was anything but--and a prime example of how the 1 percent are profiting off the less fortunate. 

February 16, 2012