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October 22, 2014

Protestors Criticize New York District's Parent-Engagement Efforts

After a few troubling incidents involving parents, a local group wants the Rochester City School District to revisit its family-outreach efforts.

October 10, 2014

Testing Company DRC Protests Award of Contract in South Carolina

The Data Recognition Corporation is protesting a South Carolina award to the ACT company to conduct grade 3-11 tests, a contract potentially worth $58 million.

September 26, 2014

College Board Weighs in on Colorado Protest Over AP History Curriculum

Students in Jefferson County, Colo., have been staging walk-outs this week to register protest against proposed changes to the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum .

September 25, 2014

Colo. Students Protest School Board History Proposal

Hundreds of students walk out of school in protest of a Colorado district school board's plan to change its history curriculum to something that portrays the United States in a better light.

September 24, 2014

Colo. Students Protest Proposal to Promote Positive Aspects of U.S. History

Hundreds of high school students in Jefferson County, Colo., protested proposed changes to history curricula.

May 17, 2013

Philadelphia Teachers, Students Protest 'Doomsday' Budget Cuts

Staff and students in Philadelphia are protesting the draconian budget measures.

February 26, 2013

John Kuhn: Our Schools are Touchstones, and We Will Stand and Fight to Save Them

These buildings aren't just schools, they're touchstones. They're testaments to our local values. The Friday night lights that have illuminated our skies for decades, the school gyms that have echoed with play since the Greatest Generation was young--these aren't monuments to sports. They're monuments to community. They're beacons of our local control, of the togetherness we cherish in our hometowns and city neighborhoods. We don't want education fads imposed on us by Austin or, even worse, out-of-state billionaires.

February 05, 2013

Portland Joins Seattle As Site of Test Protests

A group students in Portland, Ore. is organizing a boycott of the state's high-stakes standardized tests.

January 30, 2013

Closing Schools Violates Civil Rights, Targets Minorities, Protesters Say

In a crowded room in the U.S. Department of Education building in southwest Washington protesters from 18 cities gathered to tell department officials how school closings have affected their communities

January 10, 2013

New York City: 26 Schools to Close Due to Low Performance

New York City's department of education announced earlier this week that 26 schools will be closed, phased out, or truncated.

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