Education

Support Free Post-Secondary Education

Support Free Post-Secondary Education

A plan to provide two years of free community college to American students has been introduced by President Obama. Show your support for the bill, which would benefit millions of young people as well as improve the American workforce.

Don’t Promote Guns in Public Schools

Don’t Promote Guns in Public Schools

Students might soon have to spend three weeks each year learning a pro-gun curriculum approved by the National Rifle Association in South Carolina. Please join us in demanding that this biased education bill be stopped immediately.

Praise Free Education Proposal

Praise Free Education Proposal

Education should be accessible to everyone, and a plan proposed by President Obama would make community colleges across the country free for all hard-working students. Sign the petition to support this innovative idea.

Don’t Take Away Funding for School’s Hip-Hop Class

Don’t Take Away Funding for School’s Hip-Hop Class

A school district could lose funding over offering a course about hip-hop because of Arizona’s ban on ‘ethnic studies.’ Please join us in demanding that schools not be punished for teaching about diverse cultures and representing their students’ identities in the curriculum.

Mandate Gender Studies in Elementary Schools

Mandate Gender Studies in Elementary Schools

The lack of education about gender identity and sexuality in schools often leads to internal struggles, discrimination, and bullying. Sometimes, it can end in suicide, as it did for one young girl. Demand that elementary schools be required to teach students about gender identity to promote understanding and tolerance.

Praise Start-Up for School Protection Invention

Praise Start-Up for School Protection Invention

Due to tragic past school shooting incidents, the importance of school safety has become all the more apparent. Praise a start-up glass company that is manufacturing affordable and durable glass for school security.

Praise Job Program for Reducing Youth Violence

Praise Job Program for Reducing Youth Violence

Violent crime arrests have dropped by almost half for participants in a summer job program. Applaud the program, which teaches at-risk youth and young adults valuable life skills.

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Stop Training Pilots with Anti-Muslim, Sexist Textbook

It was recently revealed that a prominent flight academy uses a sexist and Islamophobic manual to train its students to fly planes. Demand that the academy ends its use of this offensive manual immediately.

Redact Dangerous Pro-Rape Commentary

Redact Dangerous Pro-Rape Commentary

Rape culture is alive and well in America and we all have a responsibility to end it. Demand that a prominent conservative commentator apologize for her offensive, victim-blaming remarks about rape and sexual assault on college campuses.

Stop University Tuition Increases

Stop University Tuition Increases

Tuition increases in the University of California system are planned for as soon as next fall. With the cost of higher education unbelievably high already, action must be taken to provide education at a fair price and ensure that students graduate without unmanageable debt.

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Overhaul University’s Atrocious Sexual Assault Policies

A prominent Christian university has come under fire following an investigation that revealed a history of grossly mishandling sexual assault cases. Demand that the university take immediate steps to remedy its horrible policies.

Demand Unethical Business Professor Be Fired

Demand Unethical Business Professor Be Fired

A Harvard Business School professor conducted himself disgracefully in a recent interaction with a local, small business. Call for his termination so he cannot teach his unethical ways to any more unsuspecting students.

Success: Racist Elementary School Teacher Resigns

Success: Racist Elementary School Teacher Resigns

A racist third grade teacher recently bowed to nationwide backlash over disgustingly bigoted comments she made and resigned from her teaching position. Applaud the former teacher for removing herself from her influence over children.

Share Einstein’s Genius with New Audiences

Share Einstein’s Genius with New Audiences

The life and works of Albert Einstein are more accessible than ever thanks to the partnership of prestigious international universities. Applaud the project for helping share his genius with the world.

Praise Teen for Demanding Comprehensive Sex Education

Praise Teen for Demanding Comprehensive Sex Education

One high school student is fighting for comprehensive, accurate sex education in her state’s schools. Applaud her for empowering students to be part of creating a new paradigm for sex education that prioritizes health and safety over abstinence-only, hetero-normative programs.

Praise Library’s Noble Response During Civil Unrest

Praise Library’s Noble Response During Civil Unrest

Riots in Ferguson, Missouri have made international news. The town’s small library remained open, although schools and many businesses closed their doors. Praise the library’s inspiring dedication to its community.

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Fight Sexual Assault by Banning Fraternities

The problem of sexual assault has recently been highlighted at a prominent university after an article was published about a young woman who was brutally gang raped by fraternity members. Demand that the university take serious steps to address the problem and ban all fraternities permanently, instead of just kicking the can down the road.

Support High School Students Combating Sexual Violence

Support High School Students Combating Sexual Violence

Student activists recently protested in solidarity with three rape survivors in their school and delivered a list of demands to the school’s administration. They are asking the school to protect survivors from harassment and to provide them with appropriate resources. Show your support and help guarantee that all students can go to school without fear of harassment and bullying.

Fire Racist Elementary School Teacher

Fire Racist Elementary School Teacher

A Texas elementary school teacher has recently gone on record saying extremely racist and hateful comments against Muslims and Mexican-Americans. Demand that the teacher be immediately fired for her remarks.

Fire Principal Who Allowed Blackface at School Event

Fire Principal Who Allowed Blackface at School Event

Several high school students wore blackface for a school-sanctioned event with their principal’s permission. Demand that she be removed from her position for her failure to stop an innocent football game from becoming a racist sideshow.

Tell School to Stop Sending Fundraising Letters from Fake Students

Tell School to Stop Sending Fundraising Letters from Fake Students

Letters from fake students are being sent by a Native American school to garner sympathy and money from unsuspecting Americans. Not only is this practice unethical, but it paints the Native American community in a harsh light. Stop the school from sending these letters by signing this petition.

Success: Climate Change Denial Removed From Textbooks

Success: Climate Change Denial Removed From Textbooks

Climate change denial shouldn’t be in school textbooks, and fortunately a publisher is taking such misinformation out of books that are to be distributed across the U.S. Thank the company for taking a stand for climate science.

Celebrate Muslim Students’ Holidays at School

Celebrate Muslim Students’ Holidays at School

Muslim children going to school in the U.S. are rarely allowed to celebrate their religious holidays like their Christian and Jewish peers. Demand that a county immediately grant Muslim students equal treatment and amend its calendar to include a day off for a Muslim holiday.

Praise Creation of Font for Dyslexics

Praise Creation of Font for Dyslexics

Dyslexia is a prevalent problem for a significant number of readers around the world. Praise a designer for his revolutionary work in creating a computer font specifically tailored to dyslexic individuals.

Give Students a Future by Funding Public Schools

Give Students a Future by Funding Public Schools

Underfunded public schools are leaving students behind. Too many schools have overcrowded classrooms, a lack of supplies, little-to-no arts programs, and unhygienic conditions. Demand adequate funding be allocated to Philadelphia public schools.

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