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Education



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 ·


Taking Away Free School Lunches Is the Wrong Thing To Do

Universal school meals provide significant benefits to the school community as a whole—most notably, reductions in food insecurity and improvements in student diet quality.

Marlene B. Schwartz ·


A Planet Imperiled by Greed-Fueled Climate Crisis and War

It's sad that children have to march in the streets and protest for something as basic as survivable conditions. It's sad that young people are being sacrificed—sent to kill and be killed to protect billionaires' interests.

David Suzuki ·


'Release the Dough': Minneapolis Teachers Strike for First Time in More Than 50 Years

"We're on strike for safe and stable schools and systemic change," said the leader of the local teachers union.

Kenny Stancil ·


For the Greater Good—California Looks to Restore Free College

We are now moving closer to a future where California's youth can leave college and fulfill their dreams of starting a business, a family, or buying a home

Reginald Jones-Sawyer ·


Calls Mount to Cancel Student Debt as Biden Weighs Longer Payment Pause

"We need immediate student debt relief, and deferring payments again is a great step, but we need to do more," says Congresswoman Marie Newman.

Jessica Corbett ·


Florida Students Stage Walkouts Over 'Don't Say Gay' Bill

"Thousands of students across the state are refusing to watch their classmates (or themselves!) be erased by the Legislature. They're demanding an end to #DontSayGay."

Jenna McGuire ·


Florida GOP Is Using 'Parental Rights' to End Public Education as We Know It

It’s about ending public schools as we know them, as the single-most powerful engine of pluralism and unity in America.

Pierre Tristam ·


Billie Eilish Advocates for Plant-Based School Meals on Capitol Hill

"I'm proud to advocate for this legislation that will help to fight climate change, combat food insecurity, and promote health equity."

Jenna McGuire ·


Florida GOP Denounced for Making Anti-LGBTQ Bill 'Even More Dangerous'

An amendment to Florida's "Don't Say Gay" bill filed by Republican Rep. Joe Harding would require schools to out LGBTQ students even if educators believe doing so will result in "abuse, abandonment, or neglect."

Kenny Stancil ·

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