Friday, December 14, 2018

Tag: education

Teachers Are Making More Headlines In 2018. Here Is Why

Although technically not over yet, summer is behind us. And with September comes students and teachers back at school. But this year might be different for...

Oklahoma And Kentucky Teachers Join The Wave Of Strikes For Better...

Teachers are not celebrities. They travel to classrooms all over America every day to put their sweat and tears into a mostly thankless job for...

Sex And The City Star Considers Throwing Her Hat In The...

What do Mark Zuckerberg, The Rock, Jerry Springer, Caitlyn Jenner, and Oprah all have in common? All successful, yes. All celebrities, yes. The other thing...

States Sue Betsy DeVos’ Education Department Over Delaying Student Loan Protections...

After a few months of relative quiet, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finds herself once again in the headlines for her conflicts of interest...

Trump Budget Would Devastate Native American Communities (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget makes dramatic cuts to what little remains of the social safety net. If the budget is approved, many will...

WATCH: Betsy DeVos Speaks About School Choice – Skimps On The...

This week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos gave a speech at the American Federation for Children Summit 2017. She keeps talking about school choice, but...

Teacher Blasts Education Secretary Betsy DeVos In Open Letter: ‘You Are...

From the moment she was nominated by Donald Trump to serve as Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has been under fire from those concerned...

‘Academic Freedom’ Education Bills Gaining Momentum In The US (VIDEO)

A new series of bills passing in various states around the country are calling for "academic freedom," which sounds good and all. However, these...

Common Fallacies Used By RWNJs And How To Beat Them (VIDEO)

We've all done battle with the infamous basement-dwelling keyboard warriors on the internet. Many of us have had real life encounters with unbelievably stupid...

WATCH: Betsy DeVos Showered In Boos While Delivering Commencement Speech

Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump's completely unqualified Education Secretary, faced a tough crowd today. DeVos was invited to speak at the graduation ceremony for...

White Privilege: Explaining A Perfectly Inconvenient Truth (VIDEO)

'White Privilege' is a term that comes up often in regards to social justice, and therefore politics. Reading the different comments out there reveals that many people...

Trump’s Newest Target Is Young Girls, But It’s Not What You...

Donald Trump is still doing his level best to make life worse for as many people as possible. In his first three months, he...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Is Creating A Financial Crisis For Students...

Student debt is economically crippling a generation of Americans seeking higher education. So what is Education Secretary Betsy DeVos doing about it? About what we...

Nice Spell-Checking From The White House Staff — Secretary of ‘Educatuon’...

The White House Snapchat sent out a sweet-looking, probably staged publicity shot of Betsy DeVos and they misspelled "education." Does anyone do any spell-checking...

4 Reasons Some Young Americans Aren’t Fighting Back Anymore (VIDEO)

Young Americans just aren't fighting back as much. Many millennials joined up in the Women's March and other protests after the election, but we...

Resisting ‘The Trump Agenda’ Is Now A University Course – Are...

Are you looking to improve your activist skill set? Graduate students from Harvard have just launched a course in resisting "The Trump Agenda." The...

Wait, What? Is Bernie Sanders Running The Federal Reserve Now? (VIDEO)

It sounded like it could be coming from the mouth of Vermont's famously progressive, Democratic Socialist Senator. The sentiment expressed by the President of...

Why You’re Not Really Mad That Trump Is Cutting Arts Funding...

Since the inaugural days of the Trump Administration, it’s been clear that they’re not big fans of the arts. The only books Trump knows...

Poor, Minority WV Students Face Warlike Conditions That Betsy DeVos Threatens...

Going to school in Harrison County, West Virginia, can be a great experience full of hope and a bright outlook for the future. The...

Kentucky Governor Hastily Signs Damaging Anti-LGBT Bill Overnight (VIDEO)

Many Kentucky LGBT students woke up Monday morning facing more threats of discrimination. Governor Matt Bevin wasted no time during the late night hours signing...