A troubling homework assignment asked third-graders, "What is an illegal alien?" and whether the U.S. should put them to death, force them to work in the army or shoot them into outer space.
Miami Dade college will begin offering free tuition to local residents and discounted tuition to undocumented students.
Students, teachers and even one school board member protested education funding cuts.
Young activists are flocking to the Red School Bus Tour, sponsored by the People Before Profits Education Fund.
More than 300 Niles West High School students walked out of classes March 17 to protest anti-union legislation under consideration in Illinois' neighboring states.
"Youth apathetic? ... Anyone who wakes up before dawn to drive across the state and rally at the capitol is not apathetic!"
Philadelphia residents rally for suspended teacher who critized school district plans to privatize eight public schools.
Undocumented immigrant youth spoke out about their lives, each telling a powerful story.
City officials are planning major slashes, but "tax the rich" bills could help Providence avoid those damaging cuts.
Faced with the prospect of massive cuts and hikes in tuition and fees, hundreds of students at Ohio University took part in a teach-in, a rally and a march last week.