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The product of black legal skill and strategy, Brown has a black copyright.

Click here to read Brown at 50 by Eric Foner and Randall Kennedy.

Prior
to the landmark Supreme Court rulings in Brown v. Board of
Education
and Bolling v.

The New School University is one of Manhattan's most storied progressive institutions. But don't tell that to the people who work there.

Music for America (MfA), a nonprofit group working to get out the youth vote in the hope of unseating George W.

Discredited and broke, the school privatizer found an unlikely white knight.

Iran's elections, scheduled for February 20, have provoked the gravest political crisis in that country in twenty years.

If only they are bold enough, Democrats can win on their own wedge issues.

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Yes! A new ad campaign rips Gingrich’s cruel proposal to fire janitors and replace them with child labor.

November 25, 2011

The media love reporting on year-to-year fluctations in the American teen birth rate. Less attention is paid to the fact that teen pregnancy is exponentially more common in the United States than in other developed world nations.

November 18, 2011

As in the United States, many Mexican education reformers focus on teachers' unions--but both countries need a broader public schools agenda.

November 10, 2011

The key is getting young girls—under age 12—passionate about technology and the physical world. Here’s how. 

November 4, 2011

One out of five American children live in poverty. Among them, 40 percent of African-American children and 35 percent of Hispanic children live below the poverty line. We know this is a problem, but how should we address it?

November 1, 2011

Why are conservative interest groups—including representatives of the oil and gas industry—taking sides in a local Denver school board election?

October 26, 2011

New York City’s new sex ed curriculum is based on real evidence: very young teens are having sex, and need to know how to stay safe.

October 26, 2011

What's the “No Child Left Behind” president doing in Denver barely a week before a critical school board election? Helping the fake “reformers” make their case.

October 24, 2011

Denver's contest for local school board seats has already cost $600,000, as big-money backers of school privatization, charters and “choice” try to buy control of education policy.

October 21, 2011

The “Irvine 11” are fast becoming First Amendment poster children. A closer look at the long history of several external organizations’ interest in their case, however, suggests that these students are facing more than a violation of free speech.

October 6, 2011