Education

Praise Supermodel for Inspiring Girls to Code

Praise Supermodel for Inspiring Girls to Code

Girls will have a chance to win scholarships to learn the important skill of coding, thanks to supermodel Karlie Kloss. A two-week summer course will encourage girls to break into a male-dominated career field. Thank Karlie Kloss for using her fame to help girls succeed.

Denounce Felony Conviction Against Autistic Student

Denounce Felony Conviction Against Autistic Student

A 12-year-old autistic child was convicted of a felony after kicking a garbage can and pulling away from a school resource officer that grabbed him. Condemn the court’s decision, which failed to take into account the poor impulse control of autistic children.

Forgive Fraudulent Student Loans

Forgive Fraudulent Student Loans

Appealing to students’ dreams for a better life, for-profit colleges can saddle them with debt while failing to deliver a quality education. Demand relief for victims of fraudulent student loans.

Fire Teacher Who Distributed Anti-Muslim Propaganda to Students

Fire Teacher Who Distributed Anti-Muslim Propaganda to Students

Muslims are hellbent on converting everyone around the world to Islam under the threat of death, according to a lesson on the religion a high school teacher gave to his students. Demand that the teacher in question be fired at once for such misleading and hateful propaganda.

Keep Charter School for Kids With Learning Challenges Open

Keep Charter School for Kids With Learning Challenges Open

Kids who struggle with learning and social challenges will no longer be able to attend a charter school as it is soon set to close. Sign this petition and demand the school be given the chance to continue raising funds to avoid this disastrous outcome.

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Fire Teacher Who Pressured Students to Accept Bibles

A public school teacher allegedly passed out Christian Bibles to her students during a recent class. Demand that she be fired at once for this violation of the separation of church and state if these allegations are found to be true.

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Don’t Place Restrictions on Sex Education

Limits on thorough and honest sex education are poised to be put in place in public schools, putting the health and safety of countless students at risk. Demand that the destructive legislation that would enact these limits be abandoned at once.

Don’t Repeal Public School Teaching Standards

Don’t Repeal Public School Teaching Standards

A Tea Party congressman is trying to repeal all teaching standards so that anyone can be hired on as a public school teacher. Demand that the congressman abandon his misguided proposal at once.

Save State’s Public Libraries

Save State’s Public Libraries

Funding for Missouri’s public libraries could soon be cut by 90 percent, forcing the closure of many locations. Demand that the governor stop his assault on public libraries, which are a valuable public resource.

Help Teachers Empower High-Ability Learners

Help Teachers Empower High-Ability Learners

Teachers could soon be given extra resources to uplift gifted students who stagnate in one-size-fits-all curricula if federal legislation is passed. Sign the petition to encourage lawmakers to help our struggling education system.

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Protect Sexual Assault Survivors

Sexual assaults on college campuses will become infinitely more difficult to respond to effectively, if recommendations that a prominent Greek life organization are lobbying for are turned into law. Demand that the organization abandon its campaign to reduce protections for college sexual assault survivors.

Fire Vice Principal for Making Racist Remarks About Students

Fire Vice Principal for Making Racist Remarks About Students

A school’s vice principal was allegedly caught on video saying that he doesn’t like black students. Whether or not this was a joke, it is entirely unacceptable and he must be relieved of his duties immediately. Please sign here to make it happen.

Punish Fraternity for Posting Nude Photos of Unconscious Women

Punish Fraternity for Posting Nude Photos of Unconscious Women

Nude photos of women, as well as depictions of drugs and hazing, were allegedly posted on a Facebook page by a college fraternity. Demand justice for the female victims of this behavior and urge authorities to properly punish the people involved.

Fire Teacher for Spewing Racist Slurs at Student

Fire Teacher for Spewing Racist Slurs at Student

A teacher recently called a student several racist and defamatory names in front of her entire classroom. Demand that she is fired from her position of authority for her blatant bigotry and racism.

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Expel Students Who Shared Naked Photos Without Consent

Fraternity members have allegedly been taking naked photos of passed-out female students and sending them to each other on Facebook. Demand that the university the fraternity chapter in question belongs to expels all the students found guilty of this disgusting sexual abuse.

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Keep Bibles Out of Public Schools

A conservative presidential hopeful argued that the Bible should be taught in public schools again, ignoring the Constitution and multiple Supreme Court rulings. Tell him that this would be, in fact, illegal, and demand that he apologize for his dangerous comments.

Demand Justice for Boy Suspended Over Leaf

Demand Justice for Boy Suspended Over Leaf

A boy was wrongly suspended for an entire year because school officials believed he possessed marijuana. The officials then attempted to have him prosecuted for drug possession. Sign here to demand justice for this boy and his family.

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Applaud First American Islamic University

The United States is now home to its first fully accredited and recognized Islamic university, marking a historical milestone for religious pluralism in the country. Congratulate the leader of the school for this significant achievement.

Fire Islamophobic School Board Member

Fire Islamophobic School Board Member

A school board member who implied that letting public schools honor Muslim holidays would lead to a Muslim takeover is facing intense criticism, but is refusing to step down. Demand that the school district fire the board member over her remarks at once.

Don’t Privatize the Public School System

Don’t Privatize the Public School System

Public schools could soon be run by private corporations, despite the fact that that would completely undermine the idea of our country’s publicly-run education system. Demand that the legislation that would make this a reality gets vetoed without a second thought.

Provide Teachers with Higher Pay

Provide Teachers with Higher Pay

The wages of primary teachers in America are extremely low compared to those of other developed nations. Tell Congress to place more value on the important work our teachers do by providing them with higher pay.

Provide Funding for Essential School Supplies in Haiti

Provide Funding for Essential School Supplies in Haiti

Many children in Haiti do not have access to school supplies that are essential to learning. Demand that funding be allocated to the programs that are working to improve the quality of education in Haiti.

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End Bible Preachings to High School Students

Students are being forced to listen to Bible passages during their school’s morning announcements, despite the fact that such readings are in violation of the First Amendment and illegal. Demand that the school’s principal cease these unconstitutional readings immediately.

Don’t Criminalize Teaching Sex Ed, Art, and Poetry

Don’t Criminalize Teaching Sex Ed, Art, and Poetry

Teachers may be arrested and jailed for teaching sexual education in the near future because of a law banning “objectionable material.” This vague terminology could do real harm to students and must be stopped. Please sign here to oppose this disaster waiting to happen.

Fire Teacher for Calling Student ‘Rag-Head Taliban’

Fire Teacher for Calling Student ‘Rag-Head Taliban’

A racist teacher may not be fired after she allegedly repeatedly called a young Muslim student a ‘rag-head Taliban’ in her classroom. Demand that the school district fire the teacher immediately if its investigation proves that the allegations are true.