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Killings among Denver’s teens continue, even as city and community leaders try new solutions 16.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
Eight teenagers were shot and killed and killed in Denver last year, marking a second year of increased bloodshed among Denver’s young people. Teenagers accounted for 13% of all homicide victims in 2019, up from 4% just five years ago, when two teens died.
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Coalition backs change to MN Constitution in attempt to fix education disparities 12.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A coalition of business, community and education leaders is throwing its support behind a proposal to amend the state’s education clause. The leaders hope it will open the door to addressing Minnesota’s long-standing education disparities.
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Letters to the Editor: How Pete Buttigieg's 'Medicare for all who want it' will sabotage healthcare 11.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Pete Buttigieg's plan to offer a Medicare buy-in while keeping private insurance could create a two-tiered healthcare system.

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A Rank-and-File Teachers’ Movement Takes On Asbestos and Lead in Schools 9.2.2020 Truthout.com
By zeroing in on toxic schools, the Caucus of Working Educators picked an issue to fight, lead and win on.
A militant caucus within the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is showing how to fight for environmental justice.
Trump’s Homelessness Czar Seeks to Further Criminalize the Homeless 9.2.2020 Truthout.com
Robert Marbut has urged localities to stop “enabling” the homeless by providing free meals on city ...
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Biden’s Flip-Flop on Free Higher Education Exposes His Hypocrisy 30.1.2020 Truthout.com
Biden used to want to make college accessible to all; then he became a high-priced speaker at college ...
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Federal Court Dismisses Youth Climate Lawsuit — But They’re Not Giving Up 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Federal judges dismissed "Juliana v. U.S.," a lawsuit brought on behalf of 21 young people against the ...
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Upcoming SCOTUS Ruling Could Starve Public Schools in Favor of Religious Ones 21.1.2020 Truthout.com
Detractors argue that the ruling could result in a mandate for religious voucher programs in every ...
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Editorial: Should California force cities to house homeless people? 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Gov. Gavin Newsom's homelessness task force wants to mandate that cities house or shelter homeless people. It might work.

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Texas Republicans Are Manufacturing a Crisis in Houston’s Public School System 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
Houston public schools are not failing. Rather, a planned state takeover is influenced by racism and political ...
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Denver Womxn’s March 2020: Live updates from downtown 18.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The 2020 Womxn's March on Denver is set to begin assembling at 9:30 a.m. at Civic Center Park in downtown Denver. RELATED: Here’s what you need to know about the 2020 Denver Womxn’s March
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Minneapolis Fed calls for constitutional amendment to tackle education disparities 9.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota has been trying to make its education system more equitable for a long time. Now some are saying the state Constitution needs to be amended to get rid of disparities.
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Letters to the Editor: Betsy DeVos is the 'fox guarding the henhouse' at the Department of Education 5.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' ties to student loan collection companies and support for privatizing public education might explain her behavior.

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Editorial: New Year's wishes for the 2020s 1.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Los Angeles Times editorial board offers its wishes for the new decade. Let's all resolve to make them come true.

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How Schools Can Sustain Students’ Cultures 29.12.2019 Truthout.com
How Schools Can Sustain Students’ Cultures
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Is California Saving Higher Education? 28.12.2019 Truthout.com
California is trying to improve the graduation rates and increase funding in the absence of federal action.
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Students want climate change lessons. Schools aren't ready 24.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Not too long ago Coral Ben-Aharon, a 15-year-old sophomore at Granada Hills Charter High School, didn't bother to use her school's recycling bins — and didn't know how plastic waste contributes to greenhouse gas emissions.

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Betsy DeVos’s Vision for an Indebted Future? An AI Student Loan Chatbot. 23.12.2019 Truthout.com
Betsy DeVos’s Vision for an Indebted Future? An AI Student Loan Chatbot.
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Betsy DeVos’s Family Foundation Funnels Money to Her Right-Wing Supporters 19.12.2019 Truthout.com
Betsy DeVos’s Family Foundation Funnels Money to Her Right-Wing Supporters
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ALEC Is an Incubator for Efforts to Protect White Supremacy, Says New Report 5.12.2019 Truthout.com
Russel Pearce stands in front of the supreme court building
Racial justice groups filed a lawsuit today demanding transparency from Arizona lawmakers at ALEC's summit.
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