With the door shut the child sat in the closet
with his fingers pressed in his ears. Tell me
the truth, wasn’t it wisdom? Hadn’t he had
a sudden insight into the nature of the world?
Even nations with long histories of inequality and violence carry lessons for how to move toward what might be called a more perfect union.
This generation now collectively understands that one’s daily existence can change overnight.
The gravest and most immediate threat to our most vulnerable students was, and continues to be, hunger. If schools are closed, so is the critical infrastructure that helps keep our nation’s children fed.
Every human being has the fundamental right to a good education. On this 65th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, we are committed to creating an education system that works for all people, not just the wealthy and powerful.
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. Elizabeth Warren Launches ‘DeVos Watch’ in Bid to Make Education ‘Corruption-Free.’ Resistance to Devos’s agenda has “spread like wildfire,” Warren notes. Betsy DeVos recently completed her 100th day as Secretary … Continue reading →
I grew up with Shakespeare. Even the working class side of the family could quote his poetry and apply it to their lives. Reading Shakespeare created imaginative range and intellectual … Continue reading →
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The shocking true story of academia in 2014 Forget minimum wage, some adjunct professors say they’re making 50 cents an hour. Wait till you read these…
The two statements I hear most often whenever I bring up the subject of beauty are “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and “Beauty is only skin deep.” … Continue reading →
A mother has been arrested and sentenced to jail time for sending her five year old son to a school district where she had no permanent residence. I can barely … Continue reading →