Education

Commend Organization for Promoting Philanthropy

Commend Organization for Promoting Philanthropy

Goody Awards is doing great work helping organizations get the word out about their philanthropic efforts. Support the Goody Awards for maximizing the impacts of philanthropy.

Commend Non-Profit for Providing Education to Children in Need

Commend Non-Profit for Providing Education to Children in Need

For children with disabilities and children who have gone through the juvenile justice system, it can be challenging to obtain an adequate education. Learning Rights evens the playing field by providing legal services that help those children get the education that they are entitled to. Sign the petition to support equal access to education for all.

Protect Retired Teachers from Unconstitutional Pension Cuts

Protect Retired Teachers from Unconstitutional Pension Cuts

Public school teachers have been contributing a portion of their salary into pension funds each year, only to find that they’ve been lied to, their money has been spent, and their futures are in jeopardy. Oppose unconstitutional pension cuts and protect retired teachers.

Ensure Girls are Educated in Bangladesh

Ensure Girls are Educated in Bangladesh

Girls in Bangladesh are often forced into child-marriages and discriminated against. As a result, young girls are rarely given a proper education in school. This must change. Instead of forced marriages and lifetimes of discrimination, girls should receive a good education and equal treatment.

Stop Using Schools as Temporary Army Bases

Stop Using Schools as Temporary Army Bases

In war-torn countries, military forces are known to raid schools and turn them into temporary army bases. This careless tactic denies children the right to an education and puts teachers at risk. Join the effort to save schools in war zones from this fate.

Commend Teacher for Challenging Discrimination

Commend Teacher for Challenging Discrimination

A teacher who also identifies as a lesbian was recently terminated from her employment because she helped LGBTI students report harassment. Applaud her for taking a stand for equality and suing the school district for discrimination.

Commend Bakery for Rehabilitating Gang Members

Commend Bakery for Rehabilitating Gang Members

Homeboy Industries is a cafe and bakery that employs former gang members to prevent gang recidivism. Support this innovative effort that helps gang members turn over a new leaf.

Encourage Vegan and Vegetarian Sensitivity in Universities

Encourage Vegan and Vegetarian Sensitivity in Universities

In today’s international society, understanding dietary codes like veganism and vegetarianism is increasingly important. Unfortunately, most college campuses do nothing to promote that understanding. Sign this petition to encourage programs that build this type of sensitivity in the college environment.

Keep Young Children Away from Mobile Electronics

Keep Young Children Away from Mobile Electronics

Young children are interacting with mobile devices more now than ever, and pediatricians are concerned. This trend can hinder learning and social development and lead to health problems. Demand that parents stop allowing their children to use mobile devices.

Prioritize Quality Education for All

Prioritize Quality Education for All

Partisan politics, conflicting interests and lack of critical debate on reforms are hurting our education system. Help refocus our nation’s attention on what really matters – demand attention be paid to public concerns about new education reforms.

Celebrate Viral Video Encouraging Girls to Become Engineers

Celebrate Viral Video Encouraging Girls to Become Engineers

While the field of engineering keeps growing, the number of related degrees earned by women is dropping. A new video showcasing engineering toys for girls is trending in hopes to create a new generation of female engineers. Celebrate this video and its goal of ending gender stereotypes.

Commend Students for Rejecting Misogyny

Commend Students for Rejecting Misogyny

When a motivational speaker with a reputation for sexism, genderism, and bigotry recently spoke at a high school, students took to social media to express their outrage. Applaud these students for recognizing and calling out discriminatory ideas and behaviors.

Support Solution to Protect Students from School Shootings

Support Solution to Protect Students from School Shootings

As many schools are turning to the use of firearms to protect students in the case of school shootings, one company has come up with a safer and more cost-effective way to protect students in these tragic situations. Support this alternative solution to protecting our students from violence and shootings in the schools.

Condemn School for Sending Student to Class Hungry

Condemn School for Sending Student to Class Hungry

A sixth grader, whose meal account was short thirty cents, recently had his breakfast taken from him and thrown away. Urge the school district to change its policy so as to prevent children from going to class hungry.

Support Training For the Next Generation of Organic Farmers

Support Training For the Next Generation of Organic Farmers

The future of agriculture will depend upon organic farming and the future of the world will depend upon our children. What are we doing today to train the next generation of organic farmers for tomorrow? Sign the petition to support the efforts of those teaching the next generation about organic farming.

Promote Use of Electric School Buses

Promote Use of Electric School Buses

Newly developed electric school buses could drastically improve air quality and could save school districts a substantial amount of money in the long run. Encourage schools to invest in electric school buses.

Make Meals Free for Students

Make Meals Free for Students

Half of all U.S. teachers say hunger is a serious problem in their school. Make meals free to all students, to ensure hunger does not get in the way of the education and future of American children.

Update Home Economics Classes in Schools

Update Home Economics Classes in Schools

Students deserve to learn valuable practical living skills that are relevant to life in the modern world, such as healthy eating and budgeting for college. Demand a revised home economics curriculum.

Commend Non-Profit for Encouraging Creative Writing

Commend Non-Profit for Encouraging Creative Writing

National Novel Writing Month is an international movement that encourages people to write a novel in the span of one month. Sign this petition to support this type of creative outlet.

Demand Student Loan Reform

Demand Student Loan Reform

Interest rates on student loans are building up costs faster than university students and graduates can pay them. In this tough economy, a college education is not providing students with the jobs they need in order to pay the extraordinarily high interest rates on their loans. Ask Congress to put a stop to predatory student loans by setting limits on private interest rates for students.

Reopen Innovative Art Education Facility

Reopen Innovative Art Education Facility

The Newark Museum was once home to the Arts Workshop Department, which provided educational workshops for adults and senior citizens. Support reopening this important program, and take a stand for arts education in museums.

Demand Justice for Girl Punished for Driving Intoxicated Friend Home

Demand Justice for Girl Punished for Driving Intoxicated Friend Home

A high school student has been suspended from volleyball after picking up an intoxicated friend from a party. Ask school officials to revoke the punishment, and support this student for making a safe and responsible choice.

Thank College for Creating LGBT Inclusive Dorms

Thank College for Creating LGBT Inclusive Dorms

Recently, Dartmouth College created The Triangle House, a residence hall exclusively for its LGBT population. By signing this petition you’ll commend Dartmouth’s efforts to creating safe, positive spaces for LGBT youth.

Support Artist’s Efforts to Recover the Life of Forgotten Historical Woman

Support Artist’s Efforts to Recover the Life of Forgotten Historical Woman

A writer and performance artist has uncovered the life of famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s brilliant, but tragically lost and unjustly forgotten older sister. Please sign this petition to support this artist and her work to bring a forgotten woman’s life to light again.

Slam Public Official for Crude Comments About LGBT History Month

Slam Public Official for Crude Comments About LGBT History Month

A public official recently described the celebration of LGBT history month as ‘a form of sexual assault on our children.’ Among other choice comments, he has thoroughly disrespected the LGBT community. Condemn this man for his derogatory and baseless slander of LGBT individuals.