Despite financial threats, school districts across the country are rejecting the guidance of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, a fundamentalist billionaire heiress with zero educational experience.
Queer, trans, and Black students organized for their safety and dignity and pushed for the removal of police from Madison public schools.
Baltimore Teachers Union President Diamonté Brown discusses a recent lawsuit over unpaid instructional days, global protests against racism, the movement to defund the police, and calls to remove officers from schools.
The uprising sparked by George Floyd’s death has prompted vows to defund police from officials in New York and Los Angeles, while Minneapolis and Portland’s school systems are moving to end policing in schools.
As China’s economy reopens, old pollution trends are reappearing. It’s a cautionary tale for other countries as they end stay-at-home orders.
NYU’s graduate students held a three-day sickout, demanding additional financial support from the university in the wake of the novel coronavirus.
Despite making $4 billion in revenue in 2019, Comcast hasn’t responded to pleas from students and educators to increase internet speeds during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted apartheid conditions in US public schools.
Remote learning has created huge barriers to learning for low income communities of color, where four in ten families lack high speed internet access.
Republicans oppose the HEROES Act provision to expand broadband, but students and educators say lack of internet access is a major roadblock to learning in low income and rural communities.