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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

Until now, most Jewish college students assumed that open dialogue on Israel was a taboo topic in Hillel—Swarthmore debunked that myth.

February 27, 2014

This past weekend, the two highest university bodies on investor action met to formally discuss the possibility of Yale’s divestment from fossil fuels.

February 27, 2014

Across the country, the last two weeks have seen major student protests against racism and austerity.

February 26, 2014

We know what a progressive thinks about living wages and police stops. But what’s the progressive position on school cancellations?

February 13, 2014

There are thirty-three black students in the UCLA School of Law student body of 1,100.

February 13, 2014

From Raleigh to Olympia, students mobilize for worker justice, prison abolition and educational equity.

February 10, 2014

Students are asking Columbia to disclose sexual assault statistics and make the process easier for survivors.

February 10, 2014

When a winter storm gridlocked Georgia, teachers and school employees proved their worth.

February 5, 2014

A new Tumblr at Yale opens up a conversation about class, but what will it take to turn discussion into action?

February 4, 2014

Student activists work to build stronger community networks.

February 3, 2014