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We Need Millennial Mojo

Riane Eisler | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics
Riane Eisler

Co-Authored by: Valerie Young, JD, Outreach director for CPS's Caring Economy Campaign. Valerie's work appears extensively in social media, @WomanInDC...

Trump's Education Pick Seems Unfamiliar With This Federal Education Law

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary appeared stumped by senators when they asked her about a federal education law related to discriminat...

Bernie Sanders Asks Trump's Education Nominee If She's Only Getting The Job Because She's A Billionaire

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial nominee for education secretary went before a Senate committee on Tuesday, where she faced tough questi...

Activists Say Betsy DeVos Nomination Puts Civil Rights On The Line

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. secretary of education would threaten children’s access to equal education and is unfit to head th...

More Evidence Discrimination May Be Hurting Your Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 01.18.2017 | Healthy Living

The ugly consequences of discrimination include a wide array of obvious and straightforward ills, from unequal opportunities at work to personal and s...

These Teachers Have A Plan To Fight Back Against Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.16.2017 | Politics

Some teachers in California are ready and willing to fight back if President-elect Donald Trump does anything to harm their students. As part of a gr...

Why Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos Is A Dangerous Threat To LGBTQ Equality

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.16.2017 | Queer Voices

“It is unfathomable that the next Secretary of Education would oppose basic protections for LGBT students and roll back the progress we have made to...

High Schoolers Protest To Make Black History A Full-Year Course

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.13.2017 | Black Voices

Students at a Jacksonville, Florida high school protested on Monday demanding that their African American history course be taught year-round. Police ...

Native American Students Sue The U.S. Government Over Dismal Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

Kindergarten student Taylor P. has only spent a short period of time in school, but already the experience has been traumatic. Taylor, who attends sch...

California Lawmakers Want To Teach Students How To Spot Fake News

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

Two bills introduced in the California legislature aim to stem the spread of fake news by teaching students to better evaluate online media. As an inc...

Studying the Head Start Advantage

Yasmina Vinci | Posted 01.11.2017 | Education
Yasmina Vinci

As we roar into 2017, the Head Start community is fueled by tremendous, bi-partisan support. A host of new studies continue to bolster the case for He...

Democrats Form Congressional Caucus To Support Public Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics

Members of Congress have formed a new caucus to support the goals of public education under Donald Trump’s presidency. Although the caucus has been ...

This Video Shows The Bias Black Girls Face In The Classroom

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.09.2017 | Parents

A video from the National Women’s Law Center is highlighting the stereotypes black girls face in the classroom and how schools are punishing them. A...

Teachers Union President: Betsy DeVos 'Has Tried To Take The Public Out Of Public Education'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.09.2017 | Politics

Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers union, on Monday excoriated President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary...

How One Family Taught, And Learned, Financial Security

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 01.09.2017 | Business

At the Gilson household, Sunday isn’t just an opportunity for a family dinner, it’s also payday. Robyn Gilson — a financial planning coach — a...

How Obama Took An Existing Feminist Law And Made It Even Stronger

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

This piece is part of a series on Obama’s legacy that The Huffington Post will be publishing over the next week. When the United States Women’s N...

How Trump's Education Department Could Actually Help Some Muslim Schools

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

When it comes to religious education, President-elect Donald Trump could be a boon not only for the groups that cheered on his campaign, like evangeli...

This Is Exactly How Much Money You're Losing If You Have Young Kids

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 12.28.2016 | Parents

Having a child under the age of 5 is hard enough, but in the United States, parenting comes with the added bonus of near-financial ruin. If we don’...

The Student Debt Crisis Is Driving Elderly People Into Poverty

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Student debt is forcing tens of thousands of elderly Americans into poverty, according to a new Government Accountability Office report...

The Racial Achievement Gap Can't Close Without Prison Reform, Report Shows

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 12.19.2016 | Black Voices

Mass incarceration is taking a huge toll on black students in this country. A new report by the Economic Policy Institution (EPI) found that the “di...

California Can Lead The Nation On Multilingualism And Diversity

Deborah Kong | Posted 11.21.2016 | Education
Deborah Kong

On Election Day, Californians cast their votes for diversity and multiculturalism by passing Proposition 58 -- a victory worth celebrating in the face...

2 Ohio Cities To Vote on Expanding Early Childhood Education

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics

Voters in the midsize Ohio cities of Cincinnati and Dayton will decide on Tuesday whether to raise taxes to expand access to early childhood education...

A Call To Arms For Child Care!

Margery Leveen Sher | Posted 10.27.2016 | Impact
Margery Leveen Sher

I have been thoroughly pissed off for 44 years. I suggest we celebrate National Work and Family Month by everybody getting mad, manning the barricade...

Will We Blame Politics For Killing Head Start?

Yasmina Vinci | Posted 10.18.2016 | Education
Yasmina Vinci

Hearing the National Public Radio (NPR) segment "How Politics Killed Universal Child Care in the 1970s," and following the avid dissemination of this ...

Ohio's Preschool Battleground

Ethan Rome | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Ethan Rome

When voters go to the polls in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio on November 8th, they'll be voting for more than president and other candidates - they'll also be casting ballots on historic proposals to expand preschool to thousands of children and improve the wages of the educators who teach.