All Articles on Education

Eight-year-old Indi Pineau, a third grader in Lakewood, Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools, participates in her first day of online learning in her room at her family's home on March 17, 2020. (Photo: RJ Sangosti/MediaNews Group/<em>The Denver Post</em> via Getty Images) News
'Life-Changer for Millions': FCC Approves Program to Help Poor Families Overcome Digital Divide During Pandemic
"As the pandemic nears its one-year mark, it's only gotten harder for many people to afford essential internet connections to the remote learning, work, and healthcare services they need."
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A person sleeps on a park bench on September 10, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) News
Majority of US Voters Want Government to Invest More in Healthcare, Education, and Fighting Poverty: Poll
57% of the electorate thinks the government doesn't spend enough on anti-poverty initiatives, while 56% want to see more investment in education and healthcare.
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Rep. Jamaal Bowman is a former teacher and principal. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) News
'A Big Mistake': Bowman and Education Experts Blast Biden Administration for Mandating Standardized Tests Amid Pandemic
"It's a mistake that reflects a broader problem in American education," the first-term congressman and former educator asserted.
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A kid sits in front of her computer as she does school work at her home on September 27, 2020 in New York City. News
In Complaint to FTC, Child Advocates Warn Prodigy Math Game Exploiting Pandemic to Prey on Students, Parents
"It's bad enough when commercial apps deliberately frustrate and manipulate children into desiring in-game purchases, but Prodigy’s insidious business model is creating a new form of inequality in classrooms."
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Audience members hold signs during the BET special "Young, Gifted, and Broke: Our Student Loan Crisis" on September 10, 2019 at Howard Theater in Washington, D.C. News
By 17-Point Margin, Voters Want Biden to Cancel $50k in Student Debt: Poll
"It's almost like the American people want government to meet the scale of the crisis," said New York Congressman Mondaire Jones.
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Students at City University of New York (CUNY) demonstrate on November 12, 2015 for free tuition and student debt forgiveness. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) News
New Economic Study 'Demolishes' Myth About Student Debt Parroted by Joe Biden
"The vast majority of borrowers that benefit from forgiveness hail from low- and lower-income communities," the study's authors affirmed.
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The reality of college tuition debt was on display at the Northeastern University graduation at the TD Garden in Boston on May 3, 2019. (Photo: Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) News
Biden 'Can and Must Go Big,' Say Progressives Urging President to #CancelStudentDebt
"Far more than $10,000 in cancellation is required to provide aid that 44 million families and the economy need."
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The Drug Policy Alliance on Tuesday launched a new online initiative entitled "Uprooting the Drug War." (Image: DPA) News
'Crucial' New Project Exposes How Far-Reaching US War on Drugs 'Has Contaminated Six Critical Systems'
"If we want drug war reparations," said Drug Policy Alliance's executive director, "we need to identify ALL the ways the drug war intentionally harms our communities."
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"If you want to become the number one country in the world when it comes to electric vehicles, we won't stand in your way," said Sunniva Whittaker, rector of the University of Agder. (Photo: Twitter screengrab from Universitetet i Agder) News
With Nods to Country's Free Tuition and Paid Maternity Leave, Norwegian University Delivers Epic Response to Will Ferrell's Super Bowl Ad
After the comedian noted that per-capita sales of electric vehicles are higher in Norway than in the U.S., a video from the Scandinavian country pointed out a few more reasons why life is better with social democracy.
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"This is not a feel-good story," said Public Citizen on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. "It's a dystopian nightmare." (Photo: Twitter screengrab from ABC7 News) News
America 'Should Be Ashamed': Texas Teen Forced to Use College Savings to Prevent Mom's Eviction
"Americans owe $70 billion in back rent that they won't be able to pay. If we don't get them relief, there will be millions of stories like these."
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