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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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National student lobby event to take place in Washington

This month marks the 42nd annual Grassroots Legislative Conference and National Student Lobby Day, or LegCon as it's come to be known.

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Students nationwide rally for public workers

More than 10,000 students and supporters rallied nationwide during a national day of action to defend public education and the rights of public workers.

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Nashville sound: Solidarity

400 union members and supporters gathered at the State Capitol here to show solidarity with workers in Wisconsin.

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Philly students, teachers assail top-down school “reform”

A spirited rally by 500 parents, students, teachers and others Feb. 25 protested decisions the district is imposing in the name of "school reform."

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Nationwide actions urge full funding for Head Start

Among $61 billion in draconian cuts in the federal spending bill the Republican-dominated House of Representatives passed last week is $1.1 billion in funding for Head Start, a cut of 22 percent. 

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Montanans protest Republican assault on working families, environment

Montanans assembled at the State Capitol on President's Day to reject the ultra-right state legislature's assault on working families.

Controversy brews over Calif. redevelopment agencies

A controversy is brewing over Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to do away with local Redevelopment Agencies and return their functions to local governments.

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Teachers and students support Obama’s education budget

President Obama's education budget is being applauded as a sign of the administration's commitment to public schools and higher education.

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Doomsday scenario for Calif. budget cuts

Brown’s proposals call for some $12.5 billion in cuts, mostly to programs serving human needs.

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