Sex education is of vital importance to adolescents, yet it is inadequate or even absent in many American schools. Urge the Department of Education to implement higher standards for sex education.
Following protests around his failure to address continuing incidents of racism on his campuses, the president of the Missouri University System has resigned. Thank President Wolfe for resigning and ensure his resignation provides an example of change in the Missouri University System.
University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe has stepped down after student protesters accused him of a failure to address racial incidents on campus. Urge officials to hire a new president who will address the concerns of students and make fighting racism on campus a priority.
A large number of students on American college campuses are dying from hazing-related causes or stress and bullying related to fraternity hazing. Ban hazing from Greek life at all colleges and universities in the country.
Alabama’s veteran Teacher of the Year has resigned after claims that state officials told her she’s not qualified to teach, despite her being nationally certified. Urge officials to apologize to this teacher and set up a plan to pay her back for all of her hard work and frustration.
Tuition hikes at South African universities have been halted for 2016 thanks to student protesters. Applaud this step towards ensuring fair higher education for all.
Tuition hikes in South Africa have caused the largest student protests since apartheid, and police are handling these protests with stun gun grenades. Tell the higher education minister to address student concerns and resolve the tuition problems.
A group of men were found with footage of themselves gang-raping an underage girl at a house party. Take action now to prevent scenarios like this through better public education on the prevention of rape and sexual assault.
A teacher in Oklahoma shamed a 4-year-old boy for being left handed. She went so far as to send home a brochure linking writing with your left and being evil. Sign this petition to punish this teacher for her cruel actions.
An assistant principal was recently accused of having sexual relations with a student, and the student claims the principal knew about the relationship and did nothing. Please urge the Department of Education to indefinitely suspend the teaching license of the principal and assistant for allowing this immoral conduct to continue.
A house associated with the Sigma Nu fraternity at Old Dominion University had sexually suggestive signs hung from it that seemed to promote rape culture. Punish the students responsible for this irresponsible and disgusting act.
Five schools in one county have a 95 percent failure rate for their students and an F rating from the state office of education. Something must be done to save these failing schools and the thousands of kids and families who depend on them for their futures. Sign here to demand that the state intervene immediately.
Professional athlete LeBron James has pledged to send over 1000 children to college on the condition that they keep up their grades and attendance. Applaud the move, which will give underprivileged children the opportunity to obtain post-secondary education that they may not otherwise be able to afford.
An openly gay high school basketball player has allegedly been left out of his high school yearbook due to his sexuality. This is absolutely unacceptable and the school must answer for what it has done. Sign here to demand that the principal of this school make this right and reprint the yearbook to include the young man.
NBA Star Lebron “the King” James has just donated hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars to educate hundreds of kids in the state of Ohio. Please sign here to commend this act of philanthropy and encourage other successful athletes to do the same.
Meditation is an invaluable life skill that is becoming increasingly important in today’s complex and fast-paced world. Sign the petition demanding that it be taught in all U.S. schools.
Public school children are being taught that Christianity is the one true religion and that it should be the guiding principle of our government. Demand that school authorities stop this unconstitutional violation of the separation of church and state taking place in our schools at once.
George Washington University is dropping the requirement for prospective students to submit SAT or ACT scores in order to apply. This is specifically to give disadvantaged students a chance at a great education. Sign to support this move to reach out to diverse minds.
Colleges and universities will have to mark the transcript of a student who is convicted of sexual assault while on campus if a new bill is passed, breaking the cycle of assault on college campuses. Sign this petition to show your support for the proposed bill.
A new history textbook coming to Texas schools downplays issues such as slavery and Jim Crow laws. Sign this petition and urge the state’s Board of Education to remove these textbooks and use versions that accurately depict the nation’s history.
The Girl Scouts recently rejected a $100,000 donation after the donor stated that the money could not be used to support transgender girls. Thank the troop for making a sacrifice that allows for all girls to be included.
An alliance of school districts around the nation has discontinued the use of plastic trays, opting instead for compostable plates. This eco-friendly decision should be praised, and you can do so by signing this petition.
High school students who dressed up as racist stereotypes of Hispanic gang members were apparently praised by their principal for their “strength and courage” in the face of media criticism. Demand that this principal be fired at once for his casual support of racism.
The Tell Mozan archaeological dig site holds groundbreaking historical evidence, but it is inaccessable to foreign excavators during the Syrian Civil War. Sign this petition to ask the Syrian Heritage Initiative for their help in preserving these vital findings until they can be fully uncovered.
An elementary school teacher who reportedly wrote that the “50s and 60s were really on to something” with racial segregation has been fired from her teaching position. Thank the school district for doing the right thing and not letting this apparent racist teach children.