Catch the transcript of teacher guru Angela Watson’s first podcast from the “Truth for Teachers” series, where she zeros in on the scourge of politics (and education): the manipulation of truth…
Gov. Bill Haslam recently made an announcement that Tennessee will add tuition-free community college for adults to the TN Reconnect program, which already offers a free 2-year degree or certificate program to graduating high school students.
Chris Hedges talks to historian Ellen Schrecker about the watchlists and today’s brand of McCarthyism. They also explore the conservative suppression of liberal higher education that has occurred for over 40 years.
Originally posted on Pro President Obama Blog:
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. This event also recognizes the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection. It…
Originally posted on swo8:
On May the 25th, 2016 Mr. & Mrs. Yousafzai came to Canada, on behalf of their daughter, Malala, to accept the Courage and Inspiration Award from The Daughters for Life. The prime goal of this organization is to help more young women from the Middle…
To promote civic education, Western Illinois University (WIU) Professors Hardy and Hemingway simulate presidential primaries and elections with student voters – in advance of the real events. The Mock Presidential Election is part of their American Democracy Project, and they’ve been it for the last 35 years. So […]
Now that Ed Schultz has left MSNBC, he’s free to go anywhere and say whatever he wants. On Thursday, Ed spoke to AFL-CIO members in Youngstown, OH. He talked frankly about labor unions, trade agreements, health care, and public schools. Ed’s focus is always on the people who earn a […]
What could be more positive, exciting, and important to a society than good education? Then why aren’t teachers paid more?