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'Next Step: Cancel It,' Biden Urged After Extending Student Loan Repayment Pause

"Now is the time to finish the job and cancel student debt," implored the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Brett Wilkins ·


Why the GOP Is Very Afraid of Students Learning the Real History of Reconstruction

This breathtakingly ambitious effort led by formerly enslaved people to eradicate a brutal and centuries-old form of racist exploitation—and to build an entirely new society—is rarely captured in state standards.

Ursula Wolfe-Rocca ·


Library Group Launches Anti-Censorship Campaign to Combat GOP Book-Banning Wave

"There were more censorship attempts in 2021 than at any time since the American Library Association began tracking more than two decades ago," the organization said.

Andrea Germanos ·


With Payments Resuming Soon, Dems Tell Biden to 'Cancel Student Debt Now'

"Student debt cancellation must be one of the key actions in your comprehensive approach to advance equity as our nation works to rebuild a stronger and more equitable economy."

Brett Wilkins ·


Biden Education Dept. to Codify Title IX Protections of Transgender Students

The new regulations come amid a nationwide wave of Republican-led efforts to marginalize LGBTQ+ youth.

Brett Wilkins ·


1,000+ Professors Endorse Call to Cancel All Federal Student Loan Debt

"Universal debt cancellation would be the first serious step toward the goal of College for All that we have seen in our lifetime."

Jake Johnson ·


'This Law Will Not Stand,' Say Equality Defenders as DeSantis Signs 'Don't Say Gay' Bill

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis "has damaged our state's reputation as a welcoming and inclusive place for all families," said one rights advocate. "Worse, he has made schools less safe for children."

Julia Conley ·


US High Schooler's Answer Listing Zero 'Positive Effects of Imperialism' Goes Viral

"The 'positive' effects" of imperialism "are often only positive for the oppressors," said 15-year-old Cece Walsh.

Julia Conley ·


'A Win-Win-Win': Analysis Shows Sweeping Benefits of BBB's Childcare and Pre-K Proposals

"This isn't just a problem for families—it's holding businesses and our economy back."

Jessica Corbett ·


500+ Academics Call for End to Climate Research Funded by Fossil Fuel Industry

"Our universities must be climate leaders, not climate laggards," said one climate scientist.

Andrea Germanos ·

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