Education

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

University of Florida Green New Deal

Students at the University of Florida Passed a Historic Pledge for a Green New Deal Students at the University of Florida Passed a Historic Pledge for a Green New Deal

UF is the first and only public university whose student government has given a direct mandate for a Green New Deal. Here’s what happens next.

Apr 9, 2024 / StudentNation / Cameron Driggers and Meagan Lamey

Young students get on a school bus in Muhlenberg Township, Pennsylvania, on October 20, 2021.

Kids Need Public-School Funding—Not a TikTok Ban Kids Need Public-School Funding—Not a TikTok Ban

Social media apps are not the enemy of America’s children. But Republican mega-donor Jeffrey Yass is.

Apr 4, 2024 / Maria Hernandez

The TikTok social media platform's logo is reflected in the eye of a 13-year-old boy as he looks at a computer screen in Bath, England.

“In Techno Parentis”: Who Should Regulate the Online Lives of Teenagers? “In Techno Parentis”: Who Should Regulate the Online Lives of Teenagers?

With TikTok, Instagram, and other platforms using algorithms to send teen viewers addictive, dangerous content—and reaping immense profits—self-regulation has clearly failed.

Apr 2, 2024 / Zephyr Teachout

A protester is arrested at a Columbia University demonstration.

Columbia Is Waging War on Dissent Columbia Is Waging War on Dissent

The university is under pressure to root out any students or faculty critical of Israel—and it’s already caved.

Apr 1, 2024 / Highlights / Katherine Franke

University of Texas classroom

After Texas’s DEI Ban, College Students Are Reconsidering State Schools After Texas’s DEI Ban, College Students Are Reconsidering State Schools

In June, Governor Greg Abbott signed a law banning diversity, equity, and inclusion programs in the state university system—including multicultural centers and campus identity gro...

Mar 26, 2024 / StudentNation / Aina Marzia

Chicago Teachers Union Rally in Downtown Chicago

The Chicago Teachers Union Wants to End Student Homelessness at the Bargaining Table The Chicago Teachers Union Wants to End Student Homelessness at the Bargaining Table

In its next contract, the CTU is demanding housing for up to 15,000 unhoused students.

Mar 25, 2024 / Sarah Lazare

A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Conroe Independent School District.

The Mama Bears of Montgomery County, Texas The Mama Bears of Montgomery County, Texas

In 2022, three conservative Christian women with no prior political experience were elected to a school board. Are they part of a larger movement to undermine public education?

Mar 22, 2024 / StudentNation / Yasmeen Khan

Student Loan Borrowers Demand President Biden Use Plan B To Cancel Student Debt Immediately

Six Months After Payments Resumed, Student Loan Borrowers Are Still Struggling Six Months After Payments Resumed, Student Loan Borrowers Are Still Struggling

A new report from the Student Debt Crisis Center found that over one-third of student loan borrowers are forced to reduce spending on necessities like food, rent, and healthcare.

Mar 5, 2024 / StudentNation / Sabrina Cereceres

Is the Hardest Job in Education Convincing Parents to Send Their Kids to a San Francisco Public School?

Is the Hardest Job in Education Convincing Parents to Send Their Kids to a San Francisco Public School? Is the Hardest Job in Education Convincing Parents to Send Their Kids to a San Francisco Public School?

The city’s public-school enrollment has shrunk. Here’s how one district employee is fighting privatization, bad PR, segregation, and population loss to stem the tide.

Mar 5, 2024 / Gail Cornwall

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