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Republican Lawmaker Kim Hendren Introduces Bill to Ban Howard Zinn in Arkansas Schools

Republican Lawmaker Kim Hendren Introduces Bill to Ban Howard Zinn in Arkansas Schools

A Republican state lawmaker in Arkansas has introduced a bill that would ban books written by the late historian Howard Zinn from the..

March 3, 2017 with 0 Comments
Republican Anti-Science Bills Target Children in 4 More States

Republican Anti-Science Bills Target Children in 4 More States

Republican state lawmakers in four more states, many of them adherents of a theological worldview with no basis in science, are advancing..

March 1, 2017 with 0 Comments
Trump Rolls Back Civil Rights Protection for Transgender Students

Trump Rolls Back Civil Rights Protection for Transgender Students

Ignoring alarming rates of bigotry and violence against transgender youth, the Trump administration on Wednesday revoked an Obama era..

February 23, 2017 with 0 Comments
San Francisco First in Nation to Provide Free Community College for All

San Francisco First in Nation to Provide Free Community College for All

San Francisco will become the first city in the United States to offer all residents free community college regardless of their ability to..

February 8, 2017 with 0 Comments
Arizona Again Attacks Martin Luther King Jr’s Legacy with Bill Banning Social Justice Studies

Arizona Again Attacks Martin Luther King Jr’s Legacy with Bill Banning Social Justice Studies

Just in time for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in a state that refused to recognize the holiday until 1992, comes yet another attack on the..

January 16, 2017 with 0 Comments
Arkansas High School Holds Blacks-Only Assembly on Gang Violence, Drugs

Arkansas High School Holds Blacks-Only Assembly on Gang Violence, Drugs

An Arkansas high school is being accused of racism after it held an assembly on drugs and gang violence and instructed only black students..

February 20, 2016 with 0 Comments
Obama Wants More Girls, Kids of Color to Learn Computer Science

Obama Wants More Girls, Kids of Color to Learn Computer Science

Citing a Benjamin Franklin quote asserting that “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest,” President Barack Obama on..

February 1, 2016 with 0 Comments
Louisiana ACLU, Students Fight Christian Proselytization, Indoctrination at Public High School

Louisiana ACLU, Students Fight Christian Proselytization, Indoctrination at Public High School

Religious fundamentalists and constitution-minded secularists are locked in an intense debate over Christian indoctrination at a public..

November 3, 2015 with 0 Comments
Native American Student Chiitaanibah Johnson Claims Genocide-Denying Professor Expelled Her from History Course

Native American Student Chiitaanibah Johnson Claims Genocide-Denying Professor Expelled Her from History Course

A Native American student at Cal State Sacramento claims a history professor who denies the European genocide of indigenous North Americans..

September 8, 2015 with 2 Comments
Obama Announces $250M Free E-Books Program for Low-Income Kids

Obama Announces $250M Free E-Books Program for Low-Income Kids

President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that major book publishing companies will donate more than $250 million in free e-books to..

April 30, 2015 with 1 Comment
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