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The largest mobilization ever for public schools has one simple demand.

A once-sleepy population of artists and their fans has emerged as a loud and active proponent of political change.

The Governor is setting two dangerous precedents for education in California.

Throwing a bone to its sex-obsessed religious base, the GOP has slipped an abstinence activist into its convention mix of mostly moderate speakers.

Education is always about politics--in the best and worst senses.

The young and the angry mosh the vote for the November election.

Despite decades of battering by divorce and the proliferation of
single-parent households, the family remains a source of inexhaustible
fascination.

Advocates are demanding not just equal but decent schools for all children.

Why we must rethink the paradigm we use for judging human ability.

Racial tensions still simmer in the rural county where Brown was born.

Blogs

On Monday, 90% of Chicago Teachers Union members voted to support a strike if one is called.

June 12, 2012

Teachers in Louisiana have found themselves on the frontlines of austerity.

June 7, 2012

Our high schools are failing to prepare young people for an unforgiving economy.

June 6, 2012

What would it take to put school desegregation back on the country's policy agenda?

May 29, 2012

Here are some questions the candidate wants to avoid.

May 24, 2012

Protests in Philadelphia and Quebec against education cuts and tuition hikes underscore the common struggle against austerity.

May 24, 2012

Education reform is back in fashion, but the Tea Party won’t be pleased.

May 23, 2012

Don’t take your eyes of Chicago yet. The NATO protests may be over, but city politics are heating up.

May 23, 2012

Mitt blames Obama for rising tuitions, but ignores the role of federal student aid in reducing its burden on families. 

May 8, 2012

Mitt is trying to appeal to Millenials, and some of them could dig it. 

April 30, 2012