Florida's "Parental Rights in Education Act," has been coined the "Don't Say Gay Law" by critics. This law has amplified an ongoing culture war over what can be taught in classrooms, but what is actually in this highly controversial bill?
The nation’s highest court will soon be immersed in the work of fundamentally reshaping the future of higher education in this country.
Below are four perspectives — two red and two blue — on President Biden’s recent executive action on student loan forgiveness.
Here’s some of the research that explains why it’s natural to resist changing your mind – and how you can get better at making these shifts.
As debates about COVID-19 protocols mostly die off, questions about safety, curriculum and faculty shortages remain.
Borrowers earning less than $125,000 per year will see at least $10,000 of their federal student loan debt cancelled.
Education is an issue that touches everyone – and can easily be divisive, especially when it comes to matters like whether teachers should be allowed to conceal information from parents about their child. So, where do Americans agree on education policy?
The Senate is getting a second chance to pass a civic education bill that failed to make the grade two years ago. On Wednesday, a bipartisan group reintroduced the Civics Secures Democracy Act, with the hope of sparking a Senate-wide vote to improve American students’ understanding of civics and history.
Why would a poll showing overwhelming bipartisan unity be reported as a picture of American polarization?
Explore all perspectives, stances, and arguments for and against teaching about LGBTQ+ topics in the classroom.
A Florida bill has consistently been framed as anti-LGBTQ+ by left-wing media outlets, and consistently defended as protecting parents’ rights by right-wing sources.
Conversations about education require nuance and negotiation, which is not the way American politics works today.
Community college students who take political science classes are more likely to register to vote, turn out to vote and understand constitutional checks and balances.
Should hate speech be kept off campus, has it been defined too broadly, or is it not a valid concept at all?
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