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Public Schools news and analysis from The Nation
September 20, 2018
When Disaster Capitalism Comes for the University of Puerto Rico
The ongoing privatization of Puerto Rico’s recovery threatens not only the university’s autonomy, but its very existence.
August 31, 2018
Affirmative Action Is Under Attack
From neighborhood schools to elite universities, diversity in education is under fire.
August 16, 2018
The Democratic Insurgency Is Winning the War of Ideas
Some of its candidates have won, others have lost. But the movement is succeeding where it counts.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
July 26, 2018
Whom Is the DSA Reaching? The Teens.
Since Ocasio-Cortez’s win, a surge of YDSA members from high schools around the country want to organize chapters at their schools.
July 25, 2018
Elite New York High Schools Need More Diversity—Standardized Testing Isn’t Helping
Standardized testing won’t encourage diversity in elite New York City high schools—creating a supportive culture will.
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July 5, 2018
Will Red-State Protests Spark Electoral Change?
After nearly a decade of Republican anti-tax “experiments,” voters appear fed up with being the guinea pigs.
July 3, 2018
‘These Kids Are Watching Their Parents Die’
For children growing up in the shadow of the opioid crisis, public schools have become the safety net of last resort.
May 11, 2018
How Unequal School Funding Punishes Poor Kids
Our system for funding education is broken, and it’s hurting society’s most vulnerable.
May 9, 2018
Teachers Are Leading the Revolt Against Austerity
The strikes aren’t just about pay. They’re a rejection of tax cuts for the wealthy and a rallying cry for public goods and services.
May 1, 2018
Betsy DeVos Is Facing Backlash for Her Plan to Push School Vouchers on Military Families
The secretary of education’s latest school-privatization scheme is not going well.