Education

Issues regarding access and representation in education and academia.

Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline
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Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline

The school-to-prison pipeline introduces students to the criminal legal system, affecting their mental health, academic potential, and livelihoods.

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2400 1694 Nicole Cardoza
The Myth of the “Great Equalizer”
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The Myth of the “Great Equalizer”

Vast disparities in public school funding make the educational system a catalyst for inequality, not a guaranteed out from a “cycle of poverty.”

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4608 3456 Andrew Lee
Child Food Insecurity and the Inaccessibility of School Meals
A table full of school children seated in the lunchroom eating lunch.

Child Food Insecurity and the Inaccessibility of School Meals

The expiration of a federal program that guarantees students access to free school meals has devasting effects on food-insecure children.

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2400 1597 Dominique Stewart
The Movement to Get Cops Off Campus
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The Movement to Get Cops Off Campus

The Cops Off Campus Coalition is a network of students, educators, and community members working to abolish policing in the education system.

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2400 1600 Nicole Cardoza
Amid Rising Antisemitic Attacks, Holocaust Denial Spreads
A older person stands in Holocaust memorial site.

Amid Rising Antisemitic Attacks, Holocaust Denial Spreads

Antisemitic incidences continue to rise due to the spread of racist misinformation and lack of education on the Holocaust.

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2400 1543 Dominique Stewart
Student Activism and Taking Back the Future
A person holds a sign that reads, "we're missing our lessons to teach you one."

Student Activism and Taking Back the Future

Mass student strikes over COVID safeguards continue a long history of student activism in the United States.

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2400 1600 Sydney Cobb
The Number of Banned Books is Rising. Here’s Why.
Banned books on a shelf. A hand reaches to take one off.

The Number of Banned Books is Rising. Here’s Why.

Book bans are escalating across the country. But banned books do little to foster a better learning environment for students.

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5616 3744 Nicole Cardoza
Year in Review: Envisioning a Better Future for the Education System
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Year in Review: Envisioning a Better Future for the Education System

Each school year presents an opportunity to reimagine the education system in ways proven to work and ways we know will benefit the students.

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4898 3266 Nicole Cardoza
Gendered Islamophobia, Not the Hijab, is Hurting Muslim Women
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Gendered Islamophobia, Not the Hijab, is Hurting Muslim Women

Muslim women are being harassed, fired from jobs, suspended from schools and denied access to public areas because they wear the hijab.

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6000 4000 Kholiswa Mendes Pepani
Support historically Black colleges and universities.

Support historically Black colleges and universities.

HBCUs are key to increasing representation of Black people in STEM. So why are they historically underfunded?

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1137 761 Tiffany Onyejiaka