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Season of Protest

Jennifer Berkshire | Posted 02.08.2015 | Education
Jennifer Berkshire

Protests against police and high-stakes testing have more in common than you might think.

Basketball Tournament Brings Out Racial Slurs From High Schoolers

The Root | Posted 03.10.2014 | Black Voices

Students at a Seattle high school could face disciplinary action after they reportedly hurled racial slurs at black basketball players on a rival team...

Students, Teachers In Several Cities Protest Standardized Tests

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.20.2013 | Teen

High school students and teachers in cities around the U.S. have decided they hate standardized tests so much, they're just not going to take them, ac...

The Seattle MAP Flap

Michael J. Petrilli | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
Michael J. Petrilli

How about a little honesty and perspective, people? To compare this episode to Martin Luther King Jr.'s efforts, as the Seattle teachers union president did the other day, is to cheapen the historic battle for true civil rights.

Opposition Grows to School Deform

Alan Singer | Posted 03.26.2013 | Education
Alan Singer

Despite promises, a growing number of parents and teachers are unhappy with Obama's showcase program, Race to the Top. They argue it is the antithesis of the education, justice, and equality he claims is central to his ideas and American values.

PHOTOS: Hundreds Of Students Ditch Class, Protest Education Cuts

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.01.2011 | Education

After the Washington state government proposed in a special legislative session to cut education funding as a way to close a $2 billion budget gap, hu...

Fidelity FutureStage Helps Public Schools Get a Groove On

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Terry Gardner

I learned Fidelity Investments not only accepts investments, it invests in its neighboring communities through arts education in public schools, and it's been investing in school children nationwide since 2006.