By Deirdre Fulton / Common DreamsJul 8, 2016
"How about signaling a new direction for federal education policy, one that promises to support schools and educators, not to punish them?" a leading public education campaigner asks. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 13, 2013
Good schools are essential to democracy and prosperity -- and it is our collective responsibility to educate all children, not just a fortunate few, according to a manifesto on the Education Opportunity Network. To rebuild America, we need a vision for 21st-century education based on seven principles, it urges. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
By C.J. Polychroniou, TruthoutMar 27, 2013
Higher education must be understood as a democratic public sphere -- a space in which education enables students to develop a keen sense of prophetic justice, claim their moral and political agency, utilize critical analytical skills, and cultivate an ethical sensibility through which they learn to respect the rights of others. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
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