Education

Success: College Loan Burden Lifted for More Students

The fight against student loan debt has received another significant win. Celebrate the continued removal of barriers to higher education.

Don’t Let Financial Aid Flubs Derail College Aspirations

Financial assistance for millions of college students is at risk because of a delayed and problem-plagued rollout of a new application system. Help ensure the college dream stays alive for stressed-out students.

Don’t Abandon Public Schools and Deceive Low-Income Students

School voucher programs are undermining public education and primarily benefitting rich families. Demand state leaders stop using kids as guinea pigs for these failed experiments.

Don’t Let Lunch Debt Starve Students

School kids are going hungry and being publicly shamed because they cannot pay for their meals. Demand equal food access for all students.

Success: Students Protected From Fraud and Burdensome Debt

Dishonest higher education outlets that leave students with crushing debt and bleak job prospects will now face the music for their deceptive practices. Commend a welcome win for all students.

Punish Students Who Allegedly Used Falsified Documents to Enroll in High School

Two men allegedly used fake documents to enroll as high school students. Demand strict measures to protect the school community from such deceitful acts.

Stop Eliminating School Libraries That Help Underserved Students

Students in one of Texas’ largest and most diverse school systems will no longer have access to real libraries. Demand an end to this transformation of education into a political dictatorship.

Save Prospective Students From Educational Fraud

An individual reportedly lost $30,000 while seeking quality education for their children due to an alleged deception. Urge for the implementation of more rigorous guidelines to prevent such fraudulent activities.

Stop Whitewashing History By Banning African American Studies

Politicians are once again trying to diminish and devalue minorities in American history at the ultimate expense of students. Demand an end to these relentless attacks on education and truth.

Don’t Let School Become Training Ground for Next-Gen Nazis

The conditions that led to one of the darkest periods in world history are simmering once again in Germany’s schools. Call on national leaders to stop the rising ranks of Nazi sympathizers.

Help Feed Students Left Hungry Because of Faith-Based Exclusion

Students are often forced to choose between their faith and their appetites in school cafeterias. Demand education leaders do more to keep from leaving Jewish and Muslim kids behind in the lunchroom.

Don’t Rip Away Diversity in the Classroom

Education free from discrimination and inequity just suffered another blow when the nation’s highest court gutted affirmative action. Demand students of color be protected from prejudice and lacking opportunities in higher education.

Don’t Let Bullying Claim More Young Lives

An epidemic of bullying is ruining the education and the childhoods of South Korea’s youth. Demand leaders take a more proactive role in protecting their youngest citizens from harm.

Stop Turning Back the Clock on Education

Florida politicians are busy creating a true cancel culture, especially when it comes to American education. Now they are attempting to erase diversity, equity, and inclusion from colleges and universities. Demand the state’s education leader fight for a learning experience free from political obstruction and interference.

Celebrate Women’s History on the History Channel

A television channel meant to provide informative and educational accounts of history is virtually ignoring the accomplishments and legacy of women. Demand the History Channel better reflect the past and present of all people.

Support School Workers Struggling With Dire Poverty

Thousands of impoverished school workers have embarked on a major strike. They claim minimum wage salaries are driving them below the poverty line. Demand better pay for school staff who dedicate their lives so that students can have a bright future.

Punish Alleged Poisoners of Thousands of Schoolgirls

Iranian schoolgirls are allegedly being poisoned: the latest in a disturbing string of reported gender-based crimes in the country. Demand Iran’s leadership treat this case with diligence and seriousness.

Stop Stealing the Future of Students With Disabilities

Schools are kicking out some of their most vulnerable students in alarming numbers. Compel lawmakers to invest in the futures of young people with disabilities.

Success: Elementary School Installs Latest Metal Detectors

After a 6-year-old’s shooting of a teacher at school, the community demanded better safety measures. Appreciate this timely step taken to ensure teacher and student safety from gun violence.

Don’t Sacrifice African American Studies for Political Grandstanding

Florida’s leadership is again trying to weaponize the education of children as artillery in its never-ending culture wars. This time a class on African American history is in its crosshairs. Call for an end to the politicization of history itself.

Improve Safety Measures in Schools Following Reported Shooting of Teacher

A teacher was reportedly shot by an elementary school student, calling attention to school safety concerns in the USA. Several teachers, parents, and students recently met the school board to present their views. Demand Newport News Public Schools pay urgent attention to implementing safe learning conditions.

Don’t Rewrite American History to Feed a Political Agenda

A prominent governor could be depriving students of learning about the full scope of American history. His proposal includes factual mistakes and a serious downplaying of historical discrimination. Call on the governor to stop playing politics with education and history itself.

Don’t Drive College Grads Into Further Debt

Forgiven student debt may come with a major price tag attached if some states follow through on a new tax. Demand amendment of murky laws that could cancel out key financial and educational benefits.

Make Healthy, Humane, Plant-Based Foods Available to Students

Students will now have better access to healthy, sustainable, humane plant-based foods at school in California. Encourage New York to make similar investments towards the future health of our young people and the planet.

Delay School Start Times to Set Students Up for Success

The majority of all US adolescents start school too early to get enough sleep, causing chronic health issues and lower academic performances. Call on officials to prioritize students and institute later start times for middle and high schools.

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