Department of Education

Trump Admin Halts Investigation of For-Profit Colleges

Trump Admin Halts Investigation of For-Profit Colleges

May 19, 2018

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s decision to stop investigating for-profit educational institutions for fraudulent practices is yet another reason to believe that the Trump presidency is most corrupt in US history, says former financial regulator Bill Black

What Will it Take for the Candidates to Talk About Public Education?

March 3, 2016

Nikhil Goyal, author of Schools on Trial, compares Sanders and Clinton education platforms and responds to the calls of the leading Republican candidates to abolish the Department of Education

Should People Boycott Israel?

February 5, 2014
Dima Khalidi: The NY anti-boycott bill is aimed at shutting down the growing movement opposing Israel’s discriminatory policies against the Palestinians

Race, class and opportunity

August 28, 2013
Brian Jones: Obama admin. promoting privatization, competition and attacking unions instead of aiming for universal access to quality public education

Student Loan Debt

July 31, 2013
Alan Collinge: Student loan bill only perpetuates a system that preys on students

Students and Teachers Defend Education

April 15, 2013
A four day occupation warns of the privatization of schools turning education into a privilege instead of a right

TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

April 15, 2013
A four day occupation warns of the privatization of schools turning education into a privilege instead of a right