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handgun

It's the wrong response to incidents like Newtown.

Sandy Hook Vigil

Three hundred million firearms are already in circulation in the United States. We need gun control solutions that deal with that reality.

We are delighted to announce the winners of The Nation’s seventh annual Student Writing Contest, Andrew Gambrione and Tess Saperstein.

Jonathan Kozol

Paul Tough and Jonathan Kozol examine how decades of family-unfriendly policies have heightened the stress experienced by many children at home and school.

Young voter

Without the youth vote, Obama woud have lost Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania—and the election.

President Barack Obama

Obama will carry the youth vote, but turnout is key, especially among young Latino voters in swing states.

If pro-charter proposals in Washington State or Georgia pass this November, that will mark the first time charter schools have won at the ballot box.

Blogs

As the spring semester ends and elected officials approach critical votes, students across the country are rising up to take back public education.

May 24, 2013

Meanwhile, teachers and activists are on a three-day march to highlight the potentially explosive impact of the closings. 

May 20, 2013

Today’s actions follow a recent groundswell of student walkouts—and months of organizing.

May 17, 2013

Avoiding calling racism for what it is only prolongs the problem. 

May 16, 2013

A response to Time Magazine's Joel Stein.

May 16, 2013

The Heritage Foundation wouldn't stand behind it.

May 11, 2013

Pictures and quotes from the May 8 rally to keep Cooper Union tuition-free.

May 10, 2013

As the school year hits the home stretch, students are walking out, sitting-in and organizing—against austerity hawks, toxic campus climates and wanton discrimination.

May 10, 2013

In a case of shaking-the-hand-that-slaps you, the Pennsylvania state school will host the Tea Party governor for its May 18 commencement. To whose benefit?

May 9, 2013

Several former Chilean student leaders are capitalizing on their high approval ratings to run for Congress and challenge Chile binomial voting system.

April 28, 2013