Activists have achieved power. Now they need to figure out how to use it.
With education among the electorate's top priorities, the phrase "higher standards" has become ubiquitous in political campaigns across the country.
In a presidential election year, few issues inspire more citizen anguish and less political substance than public education. This year is no exception.
How can we respond most effectively to right-wing assaults on the premises of public education?
Amy Wilkins: The way that you deal with th
Ask a supporter of charter schools whether that vogue new concept holds promise for inner-city children.
Cammillia Mays is an African-American single parent who, like millions of parents across the country, faced a difficult decision when her daughter turned 4 years old.
This article is adapted from Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope (Crown).
"You have no idea how much love I got for this," says David Jamil Muhammad, referring to his role as a student organizer of "Hip-Hop Generation--Hip-Hop as a Movement." The conference was held Ap
This article is part of the Haywood Burns Community Activist Journalism series.
Students heading for DC are bringing more than a toothbrush and a change of underwear.