Education

Will Militarizing Schools Make Them Safer?

Will Militarizing Schools Make Them Safer?

February 25, 2019

America’s deadliest city grapples with violence, poverty, and the legacy of institutional racism

'Victory' Deal Reached to End First Denver Teachers Strike in 25 Years

‘Victory’ Deal Reached to End First Denver Teachers Strike in 25 Years

February 14, 2019

Journalist Eric Blanc discusses the tentative agreement to end the Denver teachers strike

Baltimore County Teachers to Protest Budget Cuts

UPDATE: Hundreds of Teachers Protest at Baltimore County

February 5, 2019

Over 300 teachers rallied to defend pay raises and to fully fund public schools

Students and Faculty Plan Walkout Over Johns Hopkins' ICE Contract

UPDATE: Students and Faculty Plan Walkout Over Johns Hopkins’ ICE Contract

February 5, 2019

“ICE is a racist institution that terrorizes black and brown communities and violates the human rights of the families it separates,” says one Hopkins professor.

LA Teacher’s Strike Ends: Teachers & Students Win, Privatization on the Run

When Teachers Win the People Win & Put Privatization on the Run

January 24, 2019

LA Teacher’s strike shows that unions can win more support for students and can open a battle against the unchecked creation of charter schools. Arlene Inouye, the Chair of the UTLA Bargaining Team discusses the result

Baltimore Rejects Plan to Arm School Police During School Day

Baltimore Rejects Plan to Arm School Police During School Day

January 23, 2019

The Baltimore school board rejected the proposal amid heated debate. Meanwhile, we get a response to an ACLU and NAACP-LDF letter demanding Maryland adequately fund Baltimore schools

L.A. Teachers to Billionaires: Stop Privatizing Our Schools

L.A. Teachers to Billionaires: Stop Privatizing Our Schools

January 16, 2019

The L.A. teacher strike entered its third day as contract negotiations  broke down between district officials and union leadership

L.A. Teachers Strike Set to Enter Second Day

L.A. Teachers Strike Set to Enter Second Day

January 15, 2019

30,000 teachers are on strike for better pay, smaller class size, and for a limit on the expansion for for-profit charter schools

Is 2019 the Year Maryland Finally Fully Funds its Public Schools?

Is 2019 the Year Maryland Finally Fully Funds its Public Schools?

January 4, 2019

The state is headed towards a major showdown between the Republican Governor, Democratic leadership of the legislature, and education advocates over the future of the state’s public schools

Slain Youth Advocate Sought Year-Round Jobs for Baltimore City’s Young People

Slain Youth Advocate Sought Year-Round Jobs for Baltimore City’s Young People

December 6, 2018

Councilman Zeke Cohen submitted a resolution to advance the BMORE Invested Fund to expand Baltimore’s Youthworks program to year-round employment, honoring DaVonte Friedman