Education Reform

Vergara Trial Ruling Could Help Educational Equality in the Long Run

by Julianne Hing on Jun 12, 2014 2:16PM

Let's look beyond this week's landmark ruling for a quick second. How else might this otherwise damaging ruling help the fight for educational equality?

Topics: /NOW, Education Reform, Schools & Youth

Judge Strikes Down California Teacher Tenure

by Julianne Hing on Jun 11, 2014 9:00AM

Education reformers have framed teacher tenure as a civil rights issue, arguing that job protection for teachers harms poor students and students of color.

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Watch Black Students Call out UCLA for Lack of Diversity

by Von Diaz on Nov 13, 2013 11:39AM

Poet and activist Sy Stokes says, 'This school is not diverse because you put it on a pamphlet.'

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race, Education Reform

Maya Angelou and 100 Children's Book Authors Ask Obama to Stop Overtesting Kids

by Julianne Hing on Oct 25, 2013 9:11AM

Test-driven reform has been the hallmark of Obama's education agenda.

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Seattle Teachers Hold Steady to Boycott as Testing Backlash Grows

by Julianne Hing on Jan 24, 2013 10:11AM

Around the country, communities are rising up against the testing-driven school reform movement.

Topics: Schools & Youth, Education Reform

In First Courtroom Battle, Gov. Jindal's Voucher Program Declared Unconstitutional

by Julianne Hing on Dec 3, 2012 5:10PM

The largest voucher program in the nation was dealt its first legal setback.

Topics: /NOW, Education Reform, Schools & Youth

Louisiana Teachers Take Gov. Jindal's School Vouchers Law to Court

by Julianne Hing on Nov 28, 2012 1:45PM

The law is the most expansive school voucher program in the nation.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Education Reform

11 Arrested at City Hall as Chicago Teachers, Families Unite to Defend Public Schools

by Julianne Hing on Nov 5, 2012 11:45AM

A growing coalition of teachers, students and parents is taking on Rahm Emanuel's school closures agenda.

Topics: /NOW, Education Reform, Schools & Youth

Why Obama Brought Class Size Into Last Night's Foreign Policy Debate

by Julianne Hing on Oct 23, 2012 11:15AM

The United States can educate its way to global dominance, Obama argued.

Topics: /NOW, Education Reform, Schools & Youth, 2012 Election

Florida Passes Education Plan That Sets Goals for Students Based on Race

by Julianne Hing on Oct 16, 2012 2:15PM

Policymakers attempted to acknowledge the racialized realities of educational inequity. So where'd they go wrong?

Topics: /NOW, Education Reform, Schools & Youth