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International Community High School students rally outside City Hall

High school students and teachers are embracing civil disobedience—and learning the repercussions.

Monique Canto-Sperber

Leading intellectuals are outraged that Monique Canto-Sperber, who famously quashed two events sponsored by Israel critics, is being given the stage to discuss “freedom of speech.”

Since age 12, Cadeem Gibbs has struggled to reconcile his desire to learn with his incarceration.

Atlanta teachers at trial

To understand the cheating scandal, look to flawed education policy.

Why are campus administrators invoking civility to silence critical speech?

As The Nation looks forward to the next 150 years, we asked some contributors to StudentNation, the campus-oriented section of our site, and former Nation interns what a radical future looks like to them.

In America today, people owe more on their student loans than they do on their credit cards. But there’s a simple and elegant way to end this travesty.

Columbia Prison Divest members

As of  last year, the university had $8 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America, as well as shares in other private security firms.

A Nation investigation reveals how a group of hedge funders are about to get exactly what they paid for.

NYU graduate student protest

Rank-and-file organizing pays dividends for the nation’s only private graduate student union.

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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

In Baltimore and beyond, a generational uprising.

May 1, 2015

"People who were cheated and people who have been buried in debt just keep on paying and the government keeps on collecting,” the Senator said Monday at a forum on student loans.

April 28, 2015

This week, students hit the streets for racial and economic justice.

April 24, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/26/15?

April 24, 2015

Several congressional Democrats, along with progressive activists, are launching a campaign to eliminate student debt.

April 21, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/21/15?

April 21, 2015

The Senate's proprosal to replace the failed law would shift the public education battleground more fully to the states.

April 16, 2015

NYU students have some questions for university's next president. 

April 15, 2015