At UC Davis and other institutions, student-led protests against austerity are met with thuggish riot cops and the criminalization of speech.
The values of the market have come to permeate every aspect of our society.
From the ethnic studies ban to firings over Travyon Martin, a strange hostility toward progressive education is emerging.
Why is the Obama administration pushing testing on our schools?
Trina Garnett accidentally set a fatal fire when she was 14. That was in 1976. Could today’s Supreme Court ruling against juvenile life without parole finally bring her home?
The state’s top number-cruncher discusses taxes, education and the consequences of drowning government in the bathtub.
Total debt now exceeds $1 trillion. We should write off existing debt and make public college free.
In College, Andrew Delbanco explains the reversal of the postwar project of democratic expansion in higher education.
Education and schools have failed to live up to their full potential for the communities they serve.
New studies show that many teachers are unhappy in their jobs—and in this climate of austerity, it's no wonder.