education

Colleges Are Fumbling Their Response to Coronavirus—Again

It didn’t have to be this way, but this is what happens when colleges are more concerned with sports, the money they get from dormitories, or the ability to charge facility fees than they are with the health of their students and their professors. 

Dolezal 2.0: The Audacity of Cosplaying as Black

Everything about her behavior screams of whiteness. Read more »

Lessons in Defiance: Homeschooling Lets Black Girls Learn in Peace

By putting the needs of the students before the ego of a white teachers, homeschooling actively challenges the notion that Black girls can’t thrive intellectually.  Read more »

Immunocompromised Teachers Are on the Frontlines of Coronavirus

The safety of all citizens—regardless if they are living with disabilities, have compromised immune systems, or are able-bodied teens—should be prioritized over a business or institution’s bottom-line. Read more »

Degrees of Harm: Jasmine Banks Wants to Get Dark Money Out of Higher Education

The insidious influence of the Koch brothers is flourishing on college campuses—and under the radar. Read more »

Backtalk: So Burning Books is Back?

This week, Dahlia and Amy get into the recent campus conflict when white students with hurt feelings thought it’d be a good idea to burn books written by a visiting author. Read more »

Felicity Huffman’s Light Sentence Shows the Racial Disparities in Education

Huffman and other white, wealthy parents have a leg up, but they’re still dreaming up their children’s marginalization. Read more »

Backtalk: Back to School

This week, Dahlia and Amy get into the back-to-school season. Read more »

School Is In: Beyond the Feminist Classroom

Feminist pedagogy alone is inadequate to the barriers facing women, people of color, and queer people in institutions of higher education. Read more »

Trust Fail: Is Public Service Loan Forgiveness Too Good to Be True?

Out of 28,000 graduates who completed the program and sought loan forgiveness, only 96 received it. Read more »

Alaska’s Public-Education Crisis Sets a Dangerous Precedent

In the past 10 years, public universities around the country have suffered exorbitant cuts that threaten educational accessibility and quality, a disturbing trend that shows no sign of abating. Read more »

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