Filed Under: “Education”

Democrats haven’t realized that you can’t defend democracy without explaining it

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To counter right-wing authoritarianism, the center-left must articulate a broad vision of a progressive society


Remote instruction is back in some areas, even as the digital divide never disappeared

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School districts have stocked up on computers but broadband access remains a problem as a Covid surge sends some systems remote


State lawmakers aren’t just trying to ban ‘critical race theory,’ they’re trying to ban educating about race

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America’s teachers have been bearing the brunt of politicians’ pandemic mistakes

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Through every twist and turn of the Covid-19 pandemic, teachers have been at the center of the storm


Christian supremacist group targets Houston-area school board elections, aims for national effort

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Extremist group leader Rick Scarborough hopes to take over Texas school boards to ban ‘critical race theory’ teaching


Biden administration says it will take steps to protect schools from GOP governors who ban Covid safety procedures

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Education Department says it will use federal relief funds to fill offsets caused by state governments and also pursue civil rights investigations on behalf of students


Right-wing groups training activists to take over school boards as part of ‘critical race theory’ campaign strategy

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Wealthy Republican-affiliated groups are raising money to “train” candidates to run for office as the GOP seeks a second Tea Party movement


What is critical race theory? It’s an effort to find the full story of history

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Republican activists are deliberately lying about a collegiate historical and legal research programs in an effort to get votes


Sleep deficits are robbing lower-income people of health and earning power

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Economic inequality manifests in ways people often don’t expect, including how much sleep we get at night


Free community college is the right idea for the right moment

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As America emerges from lockdowns and millions contemplate new careers, community colleges should be there to help


 

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