Late Capitalism

What Amazon Infiltrating America's School System Might Look Like

The corporate giant's computer science initiative could help local kids find decent tech jobs. But will it put a dent in inequality?
Ankita Rao
The VICE Guide to Right Now

One School District's Plan to Stop Mass Shootings: Arm Students with Rocks

"If an armed intruder attempts to gain entrance into any of our classrooms, they will face a classroom full of students armed with rocks and they will be stoned."
Lauren Messman

Stop Putting Minority Kids in ESL Classes if They Don’t Need It

Apparently if you’re young and a visible minority, you belong in an English as a Second Language class.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi

America's Mass Incarceration Crisis Begins in Its Schools

We spoke with Anna Deavere Smith about Parkland, the school-to-prison pipeline, and her new HBO film, 'Notes From the Field.'
Naveen Kumar
parkland shooting

People Who Actually Work in Schools Don't Want Armed Teachers

As a product of Florida's school system, I hate to think of who might be attracted to teaching if we paid them extra to have guns. Turns out I'm not the only one who thinks it's a bad idea.
Allie Conti
Views My Own

The Republicans' Plan to Stop Mass Shootings: Nothing

As survivors called for gun control, Trump made vague noises about "mental health."
Harry Cheadle
back to school week

We Asked Teachers About Pop Culture’s Worst Teachers

‘Yoda. He was always so cryptic.’
Noel Ransome
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teen Sold Jewish Center Bomb Threats on Dark Web, FBI Says

The 19-year-old arrested for the wave of JCC bomb scares was allegedly charging as little as $30 for each threat, racking up nearly $240,000 for his services.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Four Students Were Suspended for Liking a Racist Instagram Post

Now the California students are suing the school district, arguing it overstepped by punishing them for using free speech off campus.
Allie Conti
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LIVE: Watch the Senate Vote on Betsy Devos's Education Secretary Nomination

One of Trump's most controversial Cabinet picks faces a vote from the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Tuesday.
VICE Staff

Nova Scotia Students Locked Out of School as Teacher Contract Talks Fall Apart

It's a snow week!
Katie Toth

Schools in the Maritimes Were Evacuated This Morning Due to a ‘Potential Threat’

A false bomb threat shut down many schools across PEI and Nova Scotia.
Hilary Beaumont