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Co-published with The Baffler. The Koch network’s war on education goes west.

Co-published with Mother JonesUnder Gov. Ron DeSantis, education has come under fire. It’s a fight against labor, too.

Co-published with New York Focus. Long-term subs stay with the same classes and can serve like full-time teachers. New York City schools misclassify them — so their pay doesn’t reflect that.

Co-published with New York FocusThe state established Covid leave to compensate employees who fell ill during the pandemic. One group of essential workers has been unable to claim it.

Co-published with The Guardian. I was the first in my family to go to college and I teach at an Ivy League school. I’m still broke – and I probably always will be.

Co-published with EsquirePublicly funded Christian colleges and universities across the U. S. have long exploited a legal loophole to control and discriminate against LGBTQ+ students with impunity— inflicting financial pain and emotional trauma in the process. Now

Co-published with Fast Company. The second in our new series with Fast Company profiles Daisy Magnus-Aryitey and how Code the Dream founder Dan Rearick bent the rules and changed her economic future.

Co-published with Fast Company826 Valencia and YR Media teach kids whose voices often go unheard how to create their own powerful stories.

Co-published with The Hechinger Report and Fast Company. Aides, bus drivers, and others are essential to schools, but shortages are widespread.

Co-published with Teen VogueThere are institutional barriers for queer students who are cut off from their families.

Co-published with JacobinWhen schools offer universal free meals, hungry kids eat. They also have better academic performance, behavior, attendance, and psychosocial functioning.

Co-published with JacobinSchool meal programs across the US are in disarray due to major staffing shortages and exploitative business practices, and kids are shouldering the burden.

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