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Bill to divest from arms makers faces test

The fate of a bill passed by the University of California at Berkeley Student Senate to divest from two U.S. firms providing military support to Israel's occupation of Palestine will likely be decided April 14.

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Chicago students walk out to protest education cuts

More than 500 high school students walked out of classrooms at public schools city wide to massive  education budget cuts.

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Megan Fox to governor, “Don’t terminate our teachers”

Megan Fox fights for public education in a great, new video.

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Rallying for more schools, it's a Bronx cheer for Bloomberg

Bronx residents send a message to Bloomberg and the Department of Education: More schools!

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After loan victory, students and labor keep up fight

Nationwide students are on the move this week leading rallies, marches and educational forums highlighting student-worker solidarity, the fight for jobs, worker rights and increased access to higher education during the 11th annual National Student Labor Week of Action.

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Students celebrate education aid overhaul in House health bill

Nationwide college students are celebrating and applauding leaders of the House of Representatives after they passed major student aid reform along with the historic health care bill on Sunday.

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Chicago students walkout to protest sports cuts

Hundreds of high school students walked out of classes across the city March 10 to protest elimination of junior varsity sports programs.

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Where does Obama stand among young voters?

In an analysis by Gallup, data shows Obama's ratings among young voters remains high compared with ratings for past presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush during their administrations.

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Thousands march to save public education

Hundreds of thousands of students, parents, faculty, campus workers and community supporters demonstrated in California and around the country March 4 in a massive protest to save public education.

UC students protest racist incidents

Students are demanding stronger action following a series of racist incidents, including parties with racist themes and a noose hanging in the campus library.

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