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As Far Right Marches in London, UK Teachers Organize Against Racism

As Far Right Marches in London, UK Teachers Organize Against Racism

October 15, 2018

Educators gathered in Leeds to share strategies on how to combat growing racism, xenophobia and and Islamophobia across the UK

The Future of Education Town Hall Pt. II

The Future of Education Town Hall Pt. II

September 27, 2018

Khalilah Harris hosts a community town hall on the promise and possibilities of Maryland’s Kirwan Commission. Students, parents, educators, advocates, elected and school district officials discuss their questions, concerns and ideas for a path forward

Extreme Heat Prompts 65 Baltimore School Closures, Student Protests

September 4, 2018

The closures sparked a debate between students and Republican Gov. Larry Hogan about who is to blame for the lack of air conditioning in city schools

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights partners with Discovery Education to launch new education program

September 4, 2018

Khalilah Harris and Kerry Kennedy discuss RFK Human Rights’ launch of the Speak Truth To Power education initiative; engaging young people in schools to be aware of and take action on global human rights issues; and, the need to support teachers with the right tools and resources to be effective in the classroom

Hopkins Students Fight Against ‘School to War Pipeline’

May 6, 2018

At a gathering to honor Vietnam War protesters, students say their university is priming them to work for the country’s military industrial complex

Marching for Their Lives: Students To Demand Gun Reform in DC

March 23, 2018

TRNN will report from the March For Our Lives and bring you voices of young people from cities like Baltimore who say gun violence has plagued their communities long before Parkland

City Council Committee Advances Styrofoam Ban, But Delays Implementation

February 14, 2018

A Baltimore City Council committee unanimously voted to advance a proposed ban on Styrofoam food containers, but drastically lengthened the timeline for implementation from 90 days to 18 months, as activists anxiously await the full council’s decision

Baltimore Spends Billions on Corporate Subsidies but Can’t Heat Its Schools

January 21, 2018

Author and political scientist Lester Spence says the discussion around Baltimore’s flagging school system ignores the fundamental priorities of a city that favors corporations over its children

As the Rich Get Richer, Public Schools Suffer

October 16, 2017

During a hearing on how to create more equitable funding for public schools in Maryland officials revealed how tax breaks for wealthy developers in Baltimore could threaten future funding

Hundreds Rally in Baltimore to Defend Education and Immigrant Rights

July 9, 2017

TRNN speaks to students, educators and advocates taking part in a Unity March to defend immigrants rights as part of the 2017 Free Minds, Free People Conference