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Progressives Say Biden Student Debt Plan 'A Good Start, But Not Enough'

"In the long term, we need to keep pushing for more relief and for free public college and vocational school," said Rep. Ro Khanna.

Brett Wilkins ·


Four Decades of Attacking Teachers Is Destroying Public Education

The most important factor driving teachers out of the classroom is a morale crisis.

Jack Schneider ·


Education Secretary Says Expect Student Loan Announcement 'Within the Next Week or So'

"It's time to fix our broken student loan system and #CancelStudentDebt," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Jessica Corbett ·


Trans Girls in Utah Can Play School Sports After Judge Blocks Discriminatory Law

"Our daughter just wants the same chance as other kids to make friends and play on the team she loves," said one parent plaintiff. "Today's ruling gives her the opportunity to do that."

Brett Wilkins ·


Ensuring Safe In-Person Education Remains an Afterthought in US Covid Plan

As schools prepare to open, the BA5 subvariant is once again driving cases upward as political will to act falls ever lower.

Anne N. Sosin ·


Bad Day for DeSantis as 'Stop WOKE Act' Hit With Injunction, Lawsuit

"If Florida truly believes we live in a post-racial society, then let it make its case," a federal judge wrote in blocking part of the controversial law. "But it cannot win the argument by muzzling its opponents."

Brett Wilkins ·


Recommitting to the Joyful and Humanity-Centered Classroom

Joy is not an escape from the hard realities of our world, but a dive into them.

Rethinking Schools Editorial ·


Two Weeks Before Payments Resume, Progressives Tell Biden 'Time to Cancel Student Debt'

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said that "we're having conversations daily with the White House and borrowers will know directly and soon from us when a decision is made."

Jessica Corbett ·


GOP Censorship Crusade Leads to 250% Spike in 'Educational Gag Order' Proposals

"This report confirms a grim reality: some elected leaders are marching schools backward, and trampling on students' free expression in the process."

Jake Johnson ·


'A Great Day to Cancel Student Debt': Clock Ticking on Key Biden Promise

"There are people who will not vote in the midterms if it isn't canceled," warned Nina Turner, who noted that 40% of Black voters say they'll consider not voting if the president does not act.

Brett Wilkins ·

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