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Drastic changes in the educational system are leaving New Orleans's public schools behind.

A student movement influenced by Hannah Arendt is emerging in Venezuela. What do they think of the Bolivarian Revolution?

The Congressional overhaul of federal student aid is a good first step, but true reform of the system will require an effort on the scale of the GI Bill.

Harvard's Carr Center for Human Rights doesn't officially favor the war in Iraq, so why is it helping Gen. David Petraeus devise a counter-insurgency doctrine?

You thought Arthur was gone for good? The indie magazine beloved for its music coverage and antiwar politics will resume publishing this summer.

When Wilton High School censored a student play about the Iraq war, the cast went to the Public.

The radical corporate overhaul of NYC public schools is draining the soul from education and reducing learning to a series of standardized tests and progress reports.

The Dangerous Book for Boys does no boy a favor by resuscitating the Anglo-imperial manly ideals. And what about girls?

Corrupt college administrators have sold out students and buried them in a mountain of debt.

Guilt-ridden mothers send ailing kids to school or daycare for fear of losing their jobs. Isn't it time for paid family leave?

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Yale's historic new building project draws attention to the college's bidding process. 

March 24, 2015

The UAE welcomes NYU’s culture cachet—but not academics seeking to expose exploitaitve labor conditions.

March 23, 2015

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March 21, 2015

To draw attention to the magnitude of the student debt crisis, we’re doing something dramatic.

March 20, 2015

Across the country, students and communities of color rise.

March 16, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/13/15?

March 13, 2015

Governor Cuomo's public school agenda puts both students and teachers in jeopardy. 

March 13, 2015

The Tennessee governor’s budget will subsidize students’ college tuition with cuts to college workers’ benefits.

March 6, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 3/6/15?

March 6, 2015

From Newark to New Orleans, youth rise for justice.

March 5, 2015