| Mar 13, 2011
| 10:00 PM
The Texas Tribune
Want to get the attention of 11,000 Texans? Propose a $10 billion spending cut to public education.
Parents, educators and students from across the state marched to the Capitol Saturday for the Save Texas Schools rally to express their...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Protesters once again converged on the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, this time angry over Governor Rick Snyder's proposed cuts to college education.
Hundreds of students from Michigan's public universities, including Western and GVSU, were at the...
| Feb 10, 2011
DISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa was the bearer of bad news to a stunned school board.
His message is plan for the worst and the numbers are staggering.
To cut $253 million dollars the district would have to fire 3,100 teachers and counselors--...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Cheryl Hillen has raised millions of dollars for shadowy right-wing advocacy organizations. She's been linked to billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch in national news stories. She's a fundraiser and adviser for groups that teachers' unions...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Defenders of the state's Dream Act say voter education will be key to their success in November, when Marylanders weigh-in on a new law that lets some illegal immigrants pay in-state tuition.
"Our goal will be be education about what the Dream Act...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 11:30 AM
And Baltimore city educators thought the sky fell when The Sun published salary information...
In case you hadn't heard what is sure to be one of the most explosive education stories of the year, New York City has released the value-added evaluation...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:19 PM
On any given day, the activity in Ellen Vikestad's classroom would resemble a round of bumper cars.
As Vikestad and her special-needs students at Claremont High School have made their way from one end of her cramped classroom to the other for lessons,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 6:40 PM
In Professor Tim Payne’s Global Economics class at Shoreline Community College, students are learning about the fiscal reality of governments around the world. As they crunch the numbers, the very school they attend is under an incredible...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 10:49 PM
As Occupy Seattle entered its fifth week, it saw a change of venue and a show of sign of support from educators. Hundreds of teachers joined the protest as it moved its encampment and logistical base to Seattle Central Community College.
| May 30, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Texas lawmakers are now going into a special session. A lot of that has to do with Senator Wendy Davis, a Democrat from Fort Worth. Late Sunday night, she used her filibuster power to keep the senate from voting a bill to balance the state's budget....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Baltimore City educators are planning to rally in solidarity with their Chicago Public Schools counterparts, who made national news Monday by executing their first teacher strike in 25 years.
About 25,000 Chicago unionized educators fulfilled their vow...