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From the All in the Red Collective in New York to the Oxy Sexual Assault Coalition in California, young activists are on the march.

Occupy the DOE march

The growing movement against education reform is challenging a well-messaged behemoth funded by billionaires and sanctioned by both political parties.

Union City

With a well-marked pathway from preschool through high school, the dense New Jersey city is a model educator for newcomers—and America at large.

Teachers protest in Mexico City

Reformers are targeting Mexican teachers, wielding tests as a weapon. Sound familiar?

Roosevelt Island

Community members are concerned about Cornell’s partnership with Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, whose research and development help sustain Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land.

What's next for early childhood education? The Nation's Bryce Covert talks with Dana Goldstein and Melissa Lazarín about the policy and politics of universal preschool.

Columbia University

Where are their voices on the major issues of the day?

School buses

The school-to-prison pipeline has emerged quickly, but the corrosive effect of criminalizing children will be felt for generations to come.

Will Obama's order to increase "school resource officers" funnel more of our students through the school-to-prison pipeline?

New York School Bus Strike

New York City’s school bus drivers and aides do a tough job where experience matters.

Blogs

The issue of student debt is not just a young person’s problem—it’s everyone’s problem.

June 13, 2013

As immigration reform approaches and the semester ends, students hit the streets for racial and reproductive justice.

June 7, 2013

Head Start cuts in Washington State show just how dumb and shortsighted the sequester is.

June 7, 2013

Interest rates on student loans are set to double on July 1—putting college out of reach for many families. 

June 6, 2013

Some nineteen states still allow corporal punishment in their schools, subjecting hundreds of thousands of American children to legalized floggings every year.

June 5, 2013

Their crime: "failing to follow college officials' instructions" about protesting.

May 31, 2013

Student groups and their allies confronted Sallie Mae at its annual shareholders meeting yesterday. 

May 31, 2013

Whether black children value education or not isn’t the issue. It’s more important to ask why they grow up in a world that tries to prevent them from learning.

May 28, 2013

For twenty days, students at the New York college have occupied their president’s office in a struggle to defend free education.

May 28, 2013

As the spring semester ends and elected officials approach critical votes, students across the country are rising up to take back public education.

May 24, 2013