In 2019, LA teachers went on a successful strike. Four years later, they can point to the evidence of what went right with a little district support—and help realize an even better future.
John Young Column: ‘Woke’ phantoms behind school walls
In the midst of a MAGA takeover, the college risks losing accreditation, which could cost it federal funding and hurt students’ ability to transfer credits.
LA Schools’ Lowest-Paid Workers Walk Out, With Teachers by Their Side
Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike March 21-23, 2023, for the first time in four years, shutting down the nation’s second-largest school district for three rain-soaked days.
Is the Right Wing ‘Whitewashing’ the History Curriculum Taught in Public Schools?
A fight over new history curriculum standards in Virginia is part of a nationwide campaign to undermine public schools and prevent educators from teaching the truth about America’s inequality.
Behold, the New GOP Culture Wars
The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.
Public Libraries Continue to Thrive Despite Defunding and Privatization Attacks
Efforts by governments and cities across the nation to defund the public library indicate a misunderstanding of the essential role that libraries play.
School Vouchers Have Been a Disaster—Now Advocates Are Trying to Rename Them
What you need to know about education savings accounts, a kind of “super-voucher.”
Trump’s Paramilitaries Have Turned GOPers Into Bullies or Left Them “Scared Sh**less”
In the minds of the authoritarian base of the GOP, there are only two kinds of people: those who bully, and those who get bullied. Republicans in Congress have decided which side they’re on. Or at least which side they’re cowed by.
GOP Is Raising the Next Racist Generation of Right-Wing Crackpots
Control of our schools is essential to the GOP undoing the “wokeness“ of the Millennial Generation and returning the US to a “1950s Beaver Cleaver” kind of racial order
The power of listening & talking. The power of dialogue.
Empowering dialogue proves that if one can make this kind of a difference in a Kingwood, Texas, one can make a difference anywhere in this country.