education

Years Before College, Middle Schoolers Campaign to End Campus Rape

13-year-old Leilani in a middle school video raising support for the Campus Safety and Accountability Act. On the last day of school before spring break at Manhattan Country School, the 7th and 8th graders... Read more »

Powerful Film "The Hunting Ground" Takes on Campus Sexual Assault

With its harrowing statistics and deeply personal stories from survivors, The Hunting Ground, a new documentary about sexual assault on college campuses, is not an easy film to watch. But it is an important one. Read more »

Black Girls Matter: A New Report Shows How Racism Plays a Role in School Suspensions

A new report shows that race clearly plays a role in school suspensions. Eight-year-olds sometimes throw tantrums. Twelve-year-olds occasionally ... Read more »

Female College Coaches Get No Respect

Champion hockey coach Shannon Miller at a press conference in the fall, shortly before she was let go.   Right before the holidays, Shannon Miller, the women’s ice hockey coach... Read more »

Instead of Banning Yoga Pants, Schools Should Crack Down on Harassment

Yoga pants and leggings are increasingly being banned by school dress codes. Photo by Matt Madd I was driving by one of the high schools here in Portland the other day and the... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Feminism on Campus

  What are young feminists excited about today? On this episode, we head back to school, talking with students around the country about what feminism looks like on their college campuses. The first half of this show explores feminism inside and outside of the classroom, then we have three... Read more »

Read the List of 2013's Most Frequently Banned Books

The Dayton Metro Library created this flag of the 100 most-challenged books from 1990-2000. Photo via Flickr On Monday of this week, the American Library Association released the list of ... Read more »

What Happened to Home Economics?: The Rise and Fall of a Contested Discipline

The rise of home economics as a discipline was closely linked with the push to make higher education available to female students. Read more »

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Good morning! Here’s all the feminist news on our radar this fine Friday. • We all know that women are capable of writing about anything. Why is it, Roxane Gay wonders, that anything beyond... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

It’s Monday! Here’s all the feminist news on my radar from over the weekend.  • “Who am I to judge?” says the Pope, in reference to gay priests. Will... Read more »

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