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.
400 union members and supporters gathered at the State Capitol here to show solidarity with workers in Wisconsin.
A spirited rally by 500 parents, students, teachers and others Feb. 25 protested decisions the district is imposing in the name of "school reform."
President Obama's education budget is being applauded as a sign of the administration's commitment to public schools and higher education.
Special education funding was doubled this year, but Race to the Top has more questions than answers, and doesn't address full funding in the long-term.
The City Council has voted unanimously to endorse the October 2 One Nation Working Together march, and a local coalition is working to fill 100 buses.
On Chicago's southwest side, a renewed call for independent and progressive politics takes hold, and a new teachers' union president challenges school closing policy.
Lawmakers who want to prevent thousands of teacher layoffs but oppose spending more money on the war in Afghanistan face a dilemma in Congress this week.
NEW YORK - As Mayor Michael Bloomberg's budget axe chops at public workers and services, a large section of the City Council wants another solution: tax the rich.