By admin. Thursday, May 21 2015
Dear fellow MoveOn member, Elementary school students waking at 2 a.m. with nightmares about high-stakes tests. Middle schoolers stuck in crowded classrooms in underfunded schools. College grads whose reward for surviving it all is a lifetime of debt. Our broken education system is squashing passion for learning, eroding the love of teaching, and grinding up […]
Education | Robert Reich | The big picture
By Maria Tchijov. Saturday, October 4 2014
Colorado high school student Bethany Keupp, along with her fellow student-activists, teachers, parents and concerned community members staged a massive rally outside of a Jefferson County School Board meeting on Thursday, demanding that the board withdraw a proposal to censor their history curriculum. The students then delivered a MoveOn Petition with more than 40,000 signatures to school board members. The […]
censorship | Education | history | jefferson county | petition delivery | Schools
By Emily Dhatt. Tuesday, November 26 2013
When the Texas Board of Education started working on its once-a-decade selection of science textbooks for Texas classrooms, an anti-science faction tried to force it to give equal weight to nonscientific beliefs like climate change denial and the idea that humans and dinosaurs coexisted. Kathy Miller and the Texas Freedom Network stepped up, creating a MoveOn Petition that asked the Board of Education to stand up for science.
Climate Change | Education | science | Texas
By Rosy Kalfus. Thursday, October 17 2013
In the midst of budget cuts to education in Philadelphia, schools were forced to lay off or cut hours for staff like teachers and school nurses. In October 2013, a student at one Philadelphia school suffered from an asthma attack that led to her death. If there had been a school nurse on campus that day, she might still be alive. This tragedy motivated Philadelphia parent Jesse Bacon to start a MoveOn Petition to Governor Tom Corbett, asking him to stop withholding $45 million of funding from Philadelphia schools.
Education | Victories
By MoveOn. Friday, January 11 2013
Oh Ike, what has happened to your party?
Dwight D. Eisenhower | Education | Graphics | gun | gun control | gun safety | gun violence | Newtown | Nonpartisan | Republicans | Schools
By MoveOn. Friday, January 4 2013
Utterly heart breaking.
Children | Education | Eye-Opening | Food | Graphics | Hunger | Nonpartisan | youth
By MoveOn. Wednesday, December 19 2012
Adding more guns to the mix is not the answer.
Education | Eye-Opening | Graphics | gun | gun control | gun safety | gun violence | Nonpartisan | NRA
By MoveOn. Wednesday, December 12 2012
There’s more than one way to become educated.
Education | Eye-Opening | George Bush | Jay-Z | Michael Jackson | Nonpartisan | Oprah Winfrey | Student Debt | video | videos
By MoveOn. Wednesday, November 28 2012
Breathe easy. We can start on this now.
abortion | birth control | Education | Eye-Opening | Graphics | Health Care | Nonpartisan | war on women | Women
By Linda. Wednesday, November 21 2012
Tennessee tries to ban teachers from using the words “gay” or “homosexual.” Openly gay actor George Takei (Sulu, of the original “Star Trek” series) responds.
civil liberties | Education | Gay Marriage | LGBTQ Equality | Nonpartisan | Star Trek