Education

Prosecute Teacher Accused of Sleeping with Student

Prosecute Teacher Accused of Sleeping with Student

A high school band director has finally been busted for allegedly sleeping with one of his students and blackmailing her into silence by threatening suicide. Sign this petition to demand this man be punished to the full extent of the law, if convicted.

Expel LSU Fraternity Members Allegedly Responsible for Student’s Death

Expel LSU Fraternity Members Allegedly Responsible for Student’s Death

Ten Phi Delta Theta fraternity members have been charged with the death of 19 year old freshman Maxwell Gruver during a hazing incident on September 13th. The immediate suspension of the fraternity members involved in Gruver’s death is the first step in fair punishment for the unjust behavior of these students.

Stop School From Banning Classic ‘1984’ Novel From Classrooms

Stop School From Banning Classic ‘1984’ Novel From Classrooms

A high school is seeking to ban George Orwell’s classic novel 1984, which highlights the risks of an omnipresent government. Speak out against this attack on students’ and teachers’ right to engage with a literary masterpiece.

Demand Teacher Apologize for Alleged Body-Shaming Remarks

Demand Teacher Apologize for Alleged Body-Shaming Remarks

A teacher has been accused of calling out a student for being ‘too busty’ and focusing complaints on the girl’s breast size in relation to her clothing. The girl was completely humiliated. Sign this petition to demand the school make this teacher apologize.

Fire Professor Who Said Black Protestors Should be Hung

Fire Professor Who Said Black Protestors Should be Hung

A professor in Arizona made a racially offensive comment that some Black Lives Matters members should be hung. This kind of blatant racism is unacceptable. Demand that this professor is fired.

Success: Coach Accused of Forcing Cheerleaders into Splits Fired

Success: Coach Accused of Forcing Cheerleaders into Splits Fired

The cheer coach who has been accused of emotionally and physically abusing his young team of cheerleaders has been fired. Thank the school district’s superintendent for protecting his students.

Prosecute Cheer Coach Accused of Forcing Young Girl Into Painful Splits

Prosecute Cheer Coach Accused of Forcing Young Girl Into Painful Splits

A cheerleading coach reportedly forced young girls on his team to do painful splits against their will. He is accused of ignoring their cries of pain and their screams for help. Sign the petition and demand that he be permanently removed from his position.

Don’t Drop Teaching of Evolution in Schools

Don’t Drop Teaching of Evolution in Schools

Turkish public schools will no longer be allowed to teach evolution thanks to a new curriculum that puts religious ideology before education. Sign the petition and demand that evolution continue to be on lesson plans.

Keep Ban on Teacher-Student Sex Constitutional

Keep Ban on Teacher-Student Sex Constitutional

An Alabama judge has declared the state’s 17-year-old ban on teacher-student sexual relations unconstitutional, with defense attorneys claiming it is unfair to hold teachers to such high standards. This is a flimsy excuse to allow teachers to get away with abusing their authority over minors and cannot be permitted. Sign this petition to demand the law remain in place.

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Stop Texas School From Paddling Children

A Texas school district has approved paddling as a disciplinary action. Sign this petition to demand the school revoke approval of this abusive method.

Stop Protecting For-Profit Colleges

Stop Protecting For-Profit Colleges

Betsy DeVos has made it easier for for-profit colleges to manipulate students. Demand that the Department of Education protect students from these predatory schools.

Stop Discriminating Against Female Scientists

Stop Discriminating Against Female Scientists

A female physicist was denied a voice on a talk panel until the audience had to call the moderator out on his refusal to let her speak. The moderator apologized, but this incident is just one of many examples of sexism in the field of science. Sign this petition to call for an end to the bias against female scientists.

Demand Firing Of Teacher For Racist Award

Demand Firing Of Teacher For Racist Award

A junior high teacher grievously hurt and offended a black student by giving her an award for being “most likely to blend in with white people.” The teacher has been suspended, but this is not enough punishment for this racially-motivated cruelty. Sign this petition to demand the school system fire this woman.

Investigate Racism in Michigan School

Investigate Racism in Michigan School

Students in a Michigan school district have found themselves to be targets of racially motivated verbal attacks. Sign the petition and ask that the school district investigate these attacks and work to bring them to an end, making the school a safe place for all students.

Stop Discrimination Against LGBTQ Students

Stop Discrimination Against LGBTQ Students

Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education, has said that state-funded schools will be able to deny an education to LGBTQ students. Any student, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, has the right to learn in an environment in which they feel comfortable. Sign the petition and demand that this discrimination be stopped.

Stop Shaming Children Without Lunch Money

Stop Shaming Children Without Lunch Money

Kids from low income families are shamed for not being able to afford school lunches. In some cases, these children must clean the cafeteria or have their food thrown away when it’s discovered that they can’t afford it, which puts them at risk of bullying and hunger. Sign this petition to outlaw these cruel policies.

Don’t Ban Tools That Help Kids With ADHD Cope

Don’t Ban Tools That Help Kids With ADHD Cope

Fidget spinners are not just the latest trend. They’re an important tool for many people but they’re being banned in schools. Please sign this petition to allow fidget devices in classrooms.

Protect Education for Special Needs Students

Protect Education for Special Needs Students

Disabled children are slipping through the cracks when it comes to federal funding and school vouchers. Sign this petition to guarantee funding and proper care of special needs children in private schools.

Demand School Drop Racially Biased Hairstyle Ban

Demand School Drop Racially Biased Hairstyle Ban

A school is punishing black girls for wearing black hairstyles, particularly box braids. They claim it is to encourage equality among students, but in reality it promotes a harmful homogeneous environment that discourages expression of culture. Sign this petition to demand the school lift the ban on such hairstyles and apologize to the punished students.

Justice For Boy Who Committed Suicide Due To Bullying

Justice For Boy Who Committed Suicide Due To Bullying

A young boy recently committed suicide due to heavy bullying, which his school apparently failed to tell his mother was going on. This is completely unacceptable in an age where bullying runs rampant and has caused far too many deaths. Sign this petition to demand justice for the boy and his family.

Stop Denying Hundreds of Muslim Children Their Right to Education

Stop Denying Hundreds of Muslim Children Their Right to Education

A mob forced the shutdown of two religious schools in Myanmar, and the government is taking no action to punish those involved. Sign this petition to demand that the schools be reopened.

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Stop States Lying to Students About Climate Change

Climate change deniers in statehouses across the country have been emboldened by the Trump administration. Legislation in six states now threatens our children’s educations by allowing teachers to lie to students about the facts surrounding climate change. Demand an end to teaching climate change denial in schools, and protect children from lies and deceit about an important scientific reality.

Protect Michelle Obama’s ‘Let Girls Learn’ Program

Protect Michelle Obama’s ‘Let Girls Learn’ Program

The Trump administration plans to discontinue Michelle Obama’s Let Girls Learn initiative. Demand this important program be continued and protected.

Don’t Censor Children’s Book about Gender Identity

Don’t Censor Children’s Book about Gender Identity

A North Carolina school has banned “Jacob’s New Dress,” a book about a gender non-conforming child. Demand that this book be reinstated as a part of the curriculum to help end the bullying of trans kids.

Betsy DeVos: Keep Student Loan Protections In Place

Betsy DeVos: Keep Student Loan Protections In Place

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has removed policies that protect student loan borrowers. Sign the petition to demand this decision be reversed.

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