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We all had our youthful indiscretions that haunt or amuse us for the rest of our lives. Mine was conservatism.

Last fall, a half-dozen child psychologists lurked around New York's
Yale Club at a convention called "Advertising & Promoting to Kids"
in search of new, higher-paying clients.

In October 1968, at the height of the Ocean Hill-Brownsville crisis, New
York Mayor John Lindsay got heckled off the stage at a synagogue in
Brooklyn.

Progressive journals are key in creating a movement, but they lack support.

The late John Rawls was, by all accounts, a remarkably modest and
generous person, much beloved by his friends and students, and
profoundly uninterested in the kinds of fame and celebrity perks

Within the next decade, 30-40 percent of current public school teachers
in the United States will retire, opening up more than 700,000 teaching
positions.

A year ago Congress overwhelmingly approved George W.

Debbie Nathan is an attendee of Feminist Futures, a
New York-based study group whose organizers include Leonore Tiefer.

The New York City public school system doesn't have the money, time or
organizational skills to make sure every child has a dictionary--or a
desk.

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From the Deep South to Wisconsin, a sampling of student and youth organizing that’s taking off.

January 13, 2014

de Blasio’s pick for schools chancellor is a great first step toward changing the direction of school reform in New York. But it was just the first step.

December 31, 2013

College students are graduating with the highest average student loan debt ever on record.

December 30, 2013

From Minneapolis to Amherst, the struggle for free tuition, voting rights and racial justice rages on.

 

December 20, 2013

The nominee for Education Department under secretary has strong ties to the privatization and investor community. 

December 19, 2013

NYU becomes the only private university with unionized teaching assistants.

December 12, 2013

As sit-ins and fasts continue, campaigns against mandatory minimums, Stand Your Ground and youth incarceration gain traction. 

December 10, 2013

Chicago officials promised a smooth transition for students from closed schools, but parents and teachers complain the “welcoming schools” are plagued by familiar problems.

December 9, 2013

Calling for the administration's support of Bangladeshi garment workers, members of NYU's Student Labor Action Committee performed carols such as "Joy to the Workers” and “Workers’ Rights Are Coming To Town.”

December 9, 2013