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.

Stop Treating Student Interns as Free Labor

Unpaid student interns often face exploitation from supervisors who use them as a free source of labor. Demand the State of New York enforce tighter regulation surrounding these types of internships and help students get the financial support they need while also advancing their careers.

Stop Derision of Public School Teachers

Tennessee’s governor is uplifting a man who has ridiculed teachers and sought to eradicate the public school system. Urge this leader to rethink his educational allegiances.

Stop Politicians From Dictating School Curriculums

Censorship and politics are keeping students from experiencing a full and complete education. Urge honest, critical engagement about racism and other difficult subjects in America’s classrooms.

Don’t Cancel Program That Financially Helps Young Artists

A summer program that helps New York State youth explore and learn more about the arts without financial burden has been cancelled. The governor has not come out with any details about why it was suspended, and it is not clear if the program will resume. Call on Governor Hochul to resume this essential program for the arts.

Stop Banning Books in Texas

Censorship is alive and well in Texas schools, leaving students ill-prepared to think about and deal with the real world. Urge leaders to stop banning books for their political agendas.

Help Children Succeed With Publicly Funded Preschool

Children with access to early education are far more likely to succeed in school. Publicly funded preschool can ensure that all kids have access to this vital opportunity. Demand that every U.S. child be given access to free schooling.

Provide More Funding for K-12 School Counselors

America’s school system is grossly neglecting the mental health of the youth. It’s time we listened to the students’ cries for help and increase the counseling budget for K-12 schools nationwide.

Don’t Allow College Loan Debt to Cripple Students

Student debt affects over 43 million Americans, predominantly People of Color. As tuition costs continue to skyrocket, forgiveness is increasingly urgent. Act now to grant relief to those suffering.

Fly Rainbow Pride Flags in Classrooms to Support Bullied Youth

The rainbow pride flag, a symbol of safety for some of the nation’s most marginalized youth, is being attacked and banned in classrooms. This is the latest toxic behavior coming from self-centered adults in America’s school systems. Demand one school district lift its destructive ban on this LGBTQ+ symbol.

Don’t Let Girls’ Education Die in Darkness

Girls in Afghanistan could be deprived of education and career opportunities without the backing of world leaders. Demand influential countries honor their oath and unite behind this important cause.

Success: Student Loan Borrowers Protected From Ruin

Hard-working students scored another win after the Department of Education reinstated an additional vital protection. The new move will help ensure millions of student loan borrowers enjoy a hassle-free and honest process. Applaud the department’s new leadership for making the right moves for students.

Stop Flunking College Prospects With Unfair Admissions Tests

College testing has become an exclusionary process that prevents countless otherwise-qualified students from reaching their full potential. Demand a deemphasis on SAT and ACT tests that hinder educational opportunity for disadvantaged populations.

Set Students Up for Success With Personal Finance Education

Personal finance could be a game-changer for education if it becomes an integral part of the U.S. core curriculum. Demand investment in a beneficial learning tool that could secure America’s financial future.

Success: Rights of All American Students Affirmed

Predators who manipulate and exploit America’s education system could finally face a day of reckoning. Applaud essential progress made in the fight against education fraud, harassment, and discrimination.

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