US Whitewashed History

US History Curriculum

Steve Hochstadt: U.S. history was white-washed. Public school textbooks used in Texas were emphatic about savage Indians and lazy Negroes.

Making Money Off Students

Money Off Students

Lucianna M. Sanson and Lee-Ann P. Nolan: While these so-called ed-reformers would have us believe that Tennessee is making great gains in the testing arena, in actuality, we are making great gains FOR testing companies, Charter schools, and corporations, NOT our students.

Game Plan for College Sports Reform

College Sports Reform

Frank Fear: How about taking a page out of history? Let’s do in 2014 what happened in 1905: leaders take stock and make adjustments “for the good of the game” and—more importantly—for the good of American higher education.

Colorado Students Give Nation a History Lesson

Colorado Students Walk Out

Joseph Palermo: The student activists of Jefferson County show us that the younger generation can rise to the occasion and steer the world toward a better place than their parents and grandparents left for them.

Ouch! Are California Teachers Really That Greedy?

Epi Pens

Karen Wolfe: When did we start judging the value of something by whether we can inspire enough devotion among volunteers, rather than by whether we were willing to devote the necessary resources to it?

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