Education

America’s Export

America’s Export America’s Export

To Haiti with love.

Apr 24, 2024 / OppArt / Steve Brodner

A still from an EducateUS ad, showing a Black teen raising her hand.

On Sex Ed, “Our Side” Is Finally Fighting Back On Sex Ed, “Our Side” Is Finally Fighting Back

The new group EducateUS is creating a counter-movement to the conservative groups stoking a culture war over sexuality education.

Apr 24, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Pro-DACA protest

Without Expanded DACA Protections, Undocumented Students Are Being Left Behind Without Expanded DACA Protections, Undocumented Students Are Being Left Behind

Around 80 percent of the nearly 120,000 undocumented students who graduated high school in 2023 don’t qualify for DACA.

Apr 24, 2024 / StudentNation / Lajward Zahra

The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis 

The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis  The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis 

We have a choice: We can allow Big Tech to solve the problem with invasive brain technology. Or we can let educators teach students how to pay attention. 

Apr 22, 2024 / Jac Mullen

The Milton S. Eisenhower Library at Johns Hopkins University, 1965.

The Education Factory The Education Factory

By looking at the labor history of academia, you can see the roots of a crisis in higher education that has been decades in the making.

Apr 22, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Erik Baker

Police patrol outside Columbine High School on April 17, 2019 in Littleton, Colorado, the site of the deadly school shooting in 1999.

25 Years After the Columbine Massacre, Is There Any Hope to End America’s Epidemic of Gun Violence? 25 Years After the Columbine Massacre, Is There Any Hope to End America’s Epidemic of Gun Violence?

With the National Rifle Association now weaker than it has been in decades, progress is possible—if politicians are willing to seize the time.

Apr 19, 2024 / Peter Dreier

The Gaza Solidarity Encampment at Columbia University

Inside the Gaza Solidarity Encampment at Columbia University Inside the Gaza Solidarity Encampment at Columbia University

Hundreds of peaceful protesters began occupying the campus on Wednesday to demand that the university divest from Israel. The next day, the school sent in the NYPD to arrest them....

Apr 19, 2024 / StudentNation / Lara-Nour Walton

ROTC division march

As the Threat of War Looms, Some Students Regret Joining ROTC As the Threat of War Looms, Some Students Regret Joining ROTC

Often priced out of college, those in the Army ROTC can earn hefty scholarships. But reservists can’t always be guaranteed safety. “I don’t think I would’ve made the same decision...

Apr 18, 2024 / StudentNation / Gabe Levin

Young boy with Hamas militants

Where Is the Leftist Critique of Hamas? Where Is the Leftist Critique of Hamas?

What is the view of most of the organizations and activists in the Palestinian solidarity movement about Hamas? The answer remains unclear—and rarely talked about.

Apr 17, 2024 / Hillel Schenker

Heinrich Himmler inspecting the Galicia Division in May 1944. Otto Wächter is in the background.

Why Is the American Library Association Whitewashing the History of Ukrainian Nazis? Why Is the American Library Association Whitewashing the History of Ukrainian Nazis?

In honoring a book depicting Ukrainian volunteers in the Waffen SS as heroes and patriots, the group reveals historical ignorance—or indifference to antisemitism.

Apr 10, 2024 / Lev Golinkin

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