Too many states are choosing to balance budgets on the backs of children.
The people who can least afford it are bearing the brunt of Washington’s austerity.
It looks like voters across the country are having second thoughts about the tea party agenda, now that they have seen what it actually means in practice.
It’s hard for them to protect their institutions when neither their school districts nor the legal system shield them from retaliation.
Led by Valero Energy Corp., at least 16 huge refiners are trying to poke a lucrative loophole into Texas tax laws.
Not all plutocrats scheme in the shadows like the rabidly right-wing Koch brothers. We need to learn how to recognize plutocracy’s more subtle putches. The best primer? The battle over education’s future.
The most shameful assault in state legislatures these days is on our public schools.
Our kids have gotten the message: the test is all that matters.
Alabama’s new anti-immigration law includes provisions that serve no purpose other than to intimidate undocumented immigrants and discourage them from getting an education.
Alabama’s anti-immigration law looks eerily familiar.
If we want to preserve America’s status as a world leader, we had better start pouring money into preparing poor kids for leadership.
In some states, districts with higher poverty rates actually receive less funding than more affluent districts.