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FBI Raids of Charter School Operators Jump
Business  (tags: education, ALEC, charter schools, abuse, taxpayer funding )

Lynn
- 9 hours ago - alternet.org
From Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge, from Hartford to Cincinnatti to Albuquerque, FBI agents have been busting into schools, carting off documents, and making arrests leading to high-profile indictments.
Camp That Brings Israelis And Palestinians Together Gives Them Reason To Believe In Peace
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, hope, 'Seeds of Peace', Maine camp, Palestine, Israel, world, children, education, dialogue, freedoms, news, interesting, society, culture )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
The lakeside camp was built on the notion that person-to-person contact would cement relationships, which would in turn slowly lead to broader societal change. Peace has been elusive, but former campers have taken on a bevy of projects aimed at making...
A New Factor in Your College Decision: Does the School Help Save the Planet?
Environment  (tags: education, environment, humans, protection )

Cal
- 6 days ago - takepart.com
In 'Sierra' magazine's annual ranking of eco-friendly colleges, this California school comes out on top.
Is the Firing of Steven Salaita the Beginning of a New Blacklist?
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, politics, society, ethics, freedoms, rights, interesting, news, dishonesty, culture, education )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The most important political lesson of the Salaita case is this: criticizing the crimes of the Israeli state is the new McCarthyism. Steven Salaita is being fired because, much like suspected Communist sympathy during the Cold War, support for Palestine..
How Target Is Infiltrating Public Schools to Build Customers for Life
Society & Culture  (tags: corporate, consumers, americans, economy, money, news, society, children, education, politics )

Cal
- 16 days ago - alternet.org
"I want to be able to do my job without feeling subservient to corporate power," says this teacher-librarian.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Students From Sexual Assault on College Campuses --- Give Title IX Teeth
Society & Culture  (tags: SEXUAL VIOLENCE, LAW, POLITICS, victims, victims' rights, higher institautions of learning law enf, government, education, politics, rights, safety, society, news, ethics )

Cal
- 17 days ago - activism.thenation.com
One in five women, and a number of men and genderqueer students, will suffer sexual violence during their time in college. While Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments requires colleges to support sexual assault survivors and act to prevent violence be
TAKE ACTION NOW! Israel: Let Young Palestinians Seek a Higher Education
World  (tags: world, politics, education, humanrights, middle-east, news, israel )

Cal
- 17 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Nearly 65% of Gaza's population is under the age of 25, although many would like to emigrate or study abroad, they're currently restricted.If Gaza universities don't offer the programs students want, they often forgo their academic aspirations altogether.
Ancient America : Northwest Coast Woodworking Tools
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, interesting, humans, society, usa )

Frans
- 19 days ago - dailykos.com
The area along the Pacific Coast north of California and between the Cascade Mountains and the ocean, is the home to many Indian nations who traditionally based their economy on the use of sea coast and river ecological resources. This is an area ...
Israel Is Minting the Next Generation of Hate
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israeli bombs, children, education, ethics, society, safety, politics, freedoms, death, violence, world )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The children of Gaza still have dreams for their future. Who do they admire? Anyone who might protect them: a doctor, a journalist, the fighters from Hamas. Education taught by the Israeli bombs that flattened their homes and by the bread lines across...
Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?
Society & Culture  (tags: education, crime, politics, society, economy, colleges as a business, administrators thriving, abuse, news, government )

Cal
- 23 days ago - truth-out.org
Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators--unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt)―are thriving.
Throwback Thursday Protect Texas Textbooks ~ Jon Stewart VIDEO ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Texas, school children, history textbooks, Jon Stewart, Throwback Thursday, children, education, ethics, society, freedoms, politics, government, rights )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - tfn.org
In a weekly series we're calling ThrowbackTexas, Jon Stewart gives you a great primer on exactly how partisan, revisionist and petty the Texas SBOE can be. Watch the video, add your name in support of honest, accurate history textbooks for Texas schools.
NRA's 'Everyone Gets A Gun' Plan: Kids Must Pass Shooting Tests to Advance in School (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, US Gun Policy, children, crime, death, ethics, law, politics, humans, society, safety, government, education )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - rawstory.com
NRA commentator Billy Johnson this week proposed that children be forced to learn shooting skills in order to graduate as part of a plan to enact "gun-required zones" in the United States, and use taxpayer money to subsidize firearm purchases.
Sayed Kashua: Why I Have to Leave Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Arab-Israeli author, Israel, freedoms, hate, society, culture, education, children, ethics, government, sadness, rights, safety, world, violence )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - theguardian.com
The Arab-Israeli author moved to Jerusalem as a child and has devoted his life to telling Israelis the Palestinian story. But last week he decided to emigrate with his family to the US
Overturn Ban on Homosexual Activity --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Jamaica, Caribbean, buggery laws, homophobia, protests, religion, rights, society, culture, education, gayrights )

Lynn
- 35 days ago - forcechange.com
An antiquated, colonial-era law outlawing homosexual activity in the Caribbean is withstanding attempts at eradication due to rampant homophobia. The ... the repeal of so-called buggery laws, but mass protest has prevented any reform.
10 Things Wrong With The New SeaWorld-Funded Propaganda "Blog"
Business  (tags: "Blackfish, " new website called "Awesome Oceans, " partially funded by, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, destruction, environment, nature, wildlife, politics, oceans, activists, corruption, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, sadness, violence, wh )

Kelly
- 37 days ago - thedodo.com
In the wake of the recent PR disaster incited by the film "Blackfish," SeaWorld has gone on the offensive yet again. The company has supported the roll-out a new website called "Awesome Oceans," a blog that fronts as a mix of viral videos and commentary,
 

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