Without the youth vote, Obama woud have lost Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania—and the election.
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.
The extremely wealthy are out to destroy public education, and reap the benefits.
Young voters gave Obama a decisive win in 2008. Four years later, the love affair is on the rocks.
Taking away one of America’s most economically efficient and widely used educational and cultural resources is a bad deal for the American people.
We dismiss the anti-intellectualism of the right at our own peril.
California has gutted the budget for what was once a shining example of public higher education, leaving students saddled with more debt and fewer options.
The student-led movement scored a victory in the election, with the new government repealing tuition hikes. But the grievances behind the mass protests still lurk.
A crude and hackneyed film, Won't Back Down peddles an improbable and deceptive message about schools and poverty.