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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

In a presidential election year, few issues inspire more citizen anguish and less political substance than public education. This year is no exception.

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.

While the public has been napping, the American university has been busily reinventing itself.

Four hundred teenagers converged outside the four-star Hilton hotel in San Francisco, then pushed inside the plush lobby with whoops and chants.

Just because the ed whiz-biz politicians and the education bureaucrats have announced the end of "social promotion" doesn't mean that it ever existed--not for the past thirty years, anyway.

By now most of us accept as almost inevitable the idea that education, meaning school reform and access to college, is at or near the top of the political agenda, both in the states and in the na

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At the University of Oregon, campus organizing took on a new meaning when graduate workers went on the picket line.

December 12, 2014

From Ferguson to Staten Island, a youth uprising.

December 11, 2014

Protests on the NYU campus in the wake of the Eric Garner non-indictment spark debates on social media about race and privilege.

December 10, 2014

At a Senate hearing, Kirsten Gillibrand says that “survivors have lost trust in law enforcement”—but can they trust their colleges either?

December 10, 2014

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December 5, 2014

From New York to Ferguson to Santa Cruz, a generation rises.

November 24, 2014

What are interns reading for the week of 11/20/14?

November 21, 2014

Melissa Harris-Perry explains just how serious this attitude toward sexual violence really is.

November 20, 2014

What are interns reading for the week of 11/13/14?

November 14, 2014

Need some reading suggestions? See below for recommended reads from our brilliant group of fall interns:

November 12, 2014