Education

Wisconsin GOP Seeks to Silence a Distinguished Dissenter. McCarthyism is Back. Wisconsin GOP Seeks to Silence a Distinguished Dissenter. McCarthyism is Back.

When Bill Cronon, a University of Wisconsin professor, started raising questions about whether Governor Scott Walker’s attacks on labor unions might have been organized ...

Mar 25, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

Maya Soetoro-Ng’s Big Ideas for Education Reform

Maya Soetoro-Ng’s Big Ideas for Education Reform Maya Soetoro-Ng’s Big Ideas for Education Reform

Like her brother, President Obama, Soetoro-Ng wants to revamp school systems and broaden test-focused curriculums.

Mar 23, 2011 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

Journalism Under Siege at Northwestern

Journalism Under Siege at Northwestern Journalism Under Siege at Northwestern

The suspension of a star professor raises very disturbing question about the future of one of the country’s foremost journalism schools.

Mar 23, 2011 / The Notion / Ari Berman

FIRE, Alexandra Wallace, and Defending Offensive Speech FIRE, Alexandra Wallace, and Defending Offensive Speech

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education inappropriately editorializes a racist video posted by a UCLA student.

Mar 17, 2011 / StudentNation / Angus Johnston

College Seniors Face Lack of Entry-Level Jobs College Seniors Face Lack of Entry-Level Jobs

As those laid off during the recession continue to apply for entry-level positions, college seniors are facing more competition than expected.

Mar 14, 2011 / StudentNation / Melanie Breault

The ‘Badger Advocates’: Corporate Advocates, Not UW-Madison Advocates The ‘Badger Advocates’: Corporate Advocates, Not UW-Madison Advocates

At the University of Wisconsin-Madison a group of corporate lobbyist will be working to turn the university into a quasi-private "public authority" institution. Other states that h...

Mar 8, 2011 / StudentNation / StudentNation

Updates On Last Week’s Occupations at Dickinson, Milwaukee, Berkeley Updates On Last Week’s Occupations at Dickinson, Milwaukee, Berkeley

Last week’s March 2 National Day of Action saw scores of protests in more than a dozen states—including two that ended in arrests and one that ended with a bunch of p...

Mar 7, 2011 / StudentNation / Angus Johnston

Pennsylvania Students Protests Against Sexual Violence and Administrators Respond

Pennsylvania Students Protests Against Sexual Violence and Administrators Respond Pennsylvania Students Protests Against Sexual Violence and Administrators Respond

Students at Dickinson College refused to leave their campus administrative offices until the officials met their demands to change the campus's sexual assault policy. And their dem...

Mar 4, 2011 / StudentNation / Sara Jerving

Wisconsin Teachers, Students Face Uncertain Future

Wisconsin Teachers, Students Face Uncertain Future Wisconsin Teachers, Students Face Uncertain Future

Proposed budget cuts and threats to collective bargaining are already damaging public education in Wisconsin.

Mar 2, 2011 / Meredith Clark

A Vote to Cut Grants to Low-Income Students Provokes a National Day of Action A Vote to Cut Grants to Low-Income Students Provokes a National Day of Action

The United States Student Association is organizing nationwide resistence to a House vote to cut the Pell Grant and TRIO programs.

Mar 2, 2011 / StudentNation / Sara Jerving

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