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Big-money athletics cannot help but sabotage what our colleges and universities are for: instruction and research.

The New Orleans school system, re-created in the wake of Hurricane
Katrina, is beginning to look like something designed by FEMA.

College presidents are living in baronial splendor, some with salaries, benefits and perks of $1 million or more. And you wonder why the cost of tuition is so high?

Casting himself as tough on school crime as election day nears, Kentucky
Republican Representative Geoff Davis is pushing a measure that puts the
constitutional right of students at risk.

A unique student-run organization is making real strides mobilizing
progressive voters for victory in the long haul.

If President Bush and the Republican Congress would close the loopholes on tax
cheats--especially the superrich--there would be ample money to improve
the nation's public schools.

Ann Cooper, gourmet chef turned healthy school food advocate, talks
about becoming a "lunch lady" and what it takes to reform our
children's cafeterias.

A new charter school is embracing "eco-gastronomy"--a holistic
curriculum based around food--hoping "to renew New Orleans one okra
plant and one child at a time."

Why go to a real college? Enroll in Donald Trump's virtual university
and you'll learn all you need to know for $29 or your money back!

California's juvenile justice system is broken everywhere you look. An ambitious plan for reform could bring much-needed improvements, but does it go far enough?

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

April 24, 2015

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April 24, 2015

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

April 21, 2015

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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

From the statehouse to the streets, a youth groundswell.

April 10, 2015

What Are ‘Nation’ Interns Reading the Week of 4/9/15?

April 9, 2015

Rolling Stone made a litany of reporting errors, but it's their source who will pay the price.

April 6, 2015

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April 3, 2015