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What It's Like to Be Stalked on a College Campus

"He's going to come in and kill us all one day," a coworker at my college newspaper told me.
Sophie Eve
4.10.19
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
2.8.19
school lunches

School District Now Sending Kids' Unpaid Lunch Bills to Collections

One Rhode Island school district is playing hardball to recoup more than $45,000 of unpaid lunch balances.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.10.18
schools

'Remini' App Used by Schools Left Personal Info Open to the World

The API exposed the profile photos of children, as well as email addresses, phone numbers, and milestones parents and educators use the app to preserve.
Joseph Cox
10.29.18
Breakfast

Middle School Teacher Nearly Loses Job After Making Pancakes for Hungry Students

Ninety-five percent of the 500 students at the Pennsylvania school where Kyle Byler teaches are from low-income homes.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.18.18
Rise Up

Campus Organizers Petition Government Agency to Recognize US as 'a Nation of Immigrants'

The new mission statement by the USCIS sparked a college-led, pro-immigration controversy for students to take action.
Katelyn Harrop
4.10.18
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
3.23.18
schools

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
3.1.18
politics

A Massive Strike Is Actually Working

A weeklong holdout over teacher pay that seemed to end after the Republican governor made major salary promises dragged into Thursday. It could resonate in November and beyond.
Mason Adams
3.1.18
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
2.23.18
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
2.15.18
Rise Up

In Post-Hurricane Maria, Teachers in Puerto Rico Lead Where the Government Fails

Puerto Rico's educators need help in their fight to keep schools open and moving.
Miguel Guadalupe
1.23.18
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