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California Kids to Teachers' Pension Fund: Divest from Oil

The nation's second largest pension fund invests in the climate crisis.

Marcy Winograd ·


The Secret Corporate Memo Behind Today's Guerilla War on Campus Progressives

For the health of our democracy, we need to disarm the war on knowledge and reason that was inspired by the 'Powell Memo' and carried out by the Koch network and its right-wing army.

Nancy MacLean ·


We Reject the Right-Wing Attacks on Racial Justice and Our Classrooms

Educators have a duty to teach young people uncomfortable truths about the past and present, including the histories, legacies, and current manifestations of systemic oppression.

Rethinking Schools Editorial ·


Progressives Say 'Do This for Everyone' as Biden Erases Student Debt for People With Severe Disabilities

"Now do the rest of the $1.8 trillion," said The Debt Collective.

Jake Johnson ·


Biden Education Dept Threatens GOP Leaders With Legal Action, Federal Probes Over Mask Mandate Bans

"We totally need the help," said one school superintendent of a Florida district that's been threatened with sanctions for defying a ban on mask mandates.

Julia Conley ·


Finding Loophole in Abbott's Mask Mandate Ban, Texas School Board Adds Face Coverings to Dress Code

"If your dress code can enforce skirt lengths, it can enforce masks."

Julia Conley ·


After Banning Mask and Vaccine Mandates, GOP Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Gets Covid-19

"Abbott will have access to the best healthcare, the best doctors, the best treatments… The kids who he refuses to protect from Covid in his state's schools? Not so much."

Jessica Corbett ·


Why Does Your Right to Unmask Usurp My Child's Right to a Safe School?

If someone else doesn't wear a mask, hasn't been vaccinated and hasn't taken the proper precautions, they can spread the Covid-19 virus through the air and infect whole classrooms of people.

Steven Singer ·


Is Higher Education a Pyramid Scheme?

How college is like the airplane game.

Rebecca Gordon ·


California Requires Covid-19 Vaccines or Tests for Teachers as US Education Secretary Backs Mandates

A Golden State union leader called the governor's move "an appropriate next step to ensure the safety of our school communities and to protect our youngest learners."

Jessica Corbett ·

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