Topic: Education

  • Why "blue state" teachers need their own revolt

    Teachers and students in big cities endure the same kind of awful conditions and drastic cuts that sparked the educators' rebellions in red states.

  • Milwaukee schools can't take these cuts

    Teachers, parents and community members are rallying in Milwaukee against drastic budget cuts--and pledging more action.

  • Smeared for speaking the truth

    A Fresno State professor's tweets about Barbara Bush has sparked an outcry even among those who defend academic freedom.

  • We want Syracuse to Recognize Us

    Bigoted videos from Syracuse University's Theta Tau chapter are sparking protests and demands for broader change at the school.

  • Stopping a tuition increase at Portland State

    When the Portland State University Board of Trustees wanted to raise tuition, students halted their plans with the treat to strike.

  • A Portland school fights for its activist teacher

    Protests by students and parents stopped the wrongful suspension of a Portland middle school teacher and critic of the district.

  • The outrage before the upset

    The sweetness of Loyola's upset victory in the NCAA basketball tournament is soured for students by police violence on campus.

  • Standing in solidarity at Loyola

    After a racist assault by campus police, hundreds of Loyola students are organizing to demand real change from administrators.

  • Starving Connecticut's schools

    Connecticut lawmakers are prepared to gut the budget for public schools, but refuse to even consider taxing the rich.

  • Students protest meal-plan profiteering

    Students at the University of Wisconsin in Madison protested the university putting profits first with an unfair meal plan.

  • The anti-education governor

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is using the state budget to wage war on students and faculty in the state's higher education system.

  • Black students and teachers matter

    Black Lives Matter at School is a week of action involving educators who are bringing resistance to racism into the classroom.

  • Making Black lives matter at school

    Teachers from across the U.S. are organizing a week of action to call for racial justice in our nation's schools and teach Black history.

  • NYC students get metal detectors expelled

    A December walkout at New York City high schools was the culmination of a successful student-led fightback against police searches.

  • Picked off by the right-wing thought police

    George Ciccariello-Maher's resignation is a chilling reminder that the war on left-wing voices is taking a toll and needs to be fought.

  • Classrooms where it's too cold to learn

    A Baltimore City Public Schools parent tells the story behind recent photos of children seen suffering in freezing classrooms.

  • Starving schools to shut them down in Chicago

    Four "underperforming" schools have been slated for closure, but education activists see through Chicago officials' theft of resources.

  • Harvard's greed is showing

    Struggles to protect workers' and students' rights like the one at Harvard set an example of the kind of solidarity that's necessary.

  • Silencing protest in the name of free speech

    A new policy at the University of Wisconsin calls for suspending and even expelling students who protest right-wing speakers.

  • Sending a message to a racist at DePaul

    Dozens of people turned out in the rain to protest an event with racist pseudo-scientist Charles Murray at DePaul University.

  • Twisting the case for free speech on campus

    At Brooklyn College, David Horowitz's campaign against the left has led to protest, but also further smears against progressives.

  • The PSU administration comes down on the left

    The Portland State University administration has again escalated its repressive measures against left-wing organizers on campus.

  • Pushing back the charters in Durham

    Parents and teachers came together in Durham, North Carolina, to prevent two schools from being turned into charters.

  • Standing with a Purdue professor

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is calling for support for a well-known solidarity activist.

  • We won't let them silence left voices on campus

    Free speech is in peril on college campuses, but not in the way the right wing wants you to believe--it's the left that faces a crackdown on dissent.