Third grade homework: Should U.S. put "illegal aliens" to death?

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.


Nation's largest public college to offer free tuition

Miami Dade college will begin offering free tuition to local residents and discounted tuition to undocumented students.





Dallas residents: "Save our schools"

Students, teachers and even one school board member protested education funding cuts.


Next stop on the Red School Bus Tour: New Haven

Young activists are flocking to the Red School Bus Tour, sponsored by the People Before Profits Education Fund.


Skokie, Ill. students walk out for union rights

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.


Calif. students: "These budget cuts have got to go!"

"Youth apathetic? ... Anyone who wakes up before dawn to drive across the state and rally at the capitol is not apathetic!"


1,000 rally in support of outspoken teacher, vs. bullying and cuts

Philadelphia residents rally for suspended teacher who critized school district plans to privatize eight public schools.


Immigrant youth: Undocumented, unafraid and unapologetic

Undocumented immigrant youth spoke out about their lives, each telling a powerful story.


Providence, R.I., dilemma: tax the rich or fire teachers

City officials are planning major slashes, but "tax the rich" bills could help Providence avoid those damaging cuts.


Campus rally and teach-in slam Ohio education 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.

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