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Alexandra Tempus

Wisconsin high schoolers—and older constituents, too—show the NRA-favorite House Speaker that his hometown ground is shifting. more

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Wisconsin students leading the effort to keep up the gun-reform momentum have a bold plan to go nationwide ‘until change is made that would save lives on a daily basis.’ more

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Rick Reinhard

A remarkable groundswell against the status quo on guns in America. more

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Afghan Peace Volunteers

Courageous teenagers are making waves in the U.S. regarding gun policies. What if international teen solidarity could subject U.S. military attacks in Afghanistan to the same horror and scorn so many now direct toward the National Rifle Association? more

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Fabrice Florin

Young people in Florida and elsewhere—articulate and thoughtful, media savvy and politically astute—are taking action against policies that are killing them in the classroom. They have a wealth of data to back them up. more

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Jerald Jackson (Flickr)

Through a potent mix of policy and public shaming, state leaders, including Governor Rick Scott, may be starving the state’s public education system to death. more

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Pax Ahimsa Gethen

Invite white nationalist speakers to campus. Provoke student pushback. Get labeled the “violent left.” There’s another way. more

Public School Shakedown

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U.S. Department of Education

A reminder that we not only need DACA, but must go even further to protect immigrant youth. more

Public School Shakedown

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Soaring college costs force many to go without food or seek government assistance. more

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Most students worry about their test grades at school. Immigrant children worry if their parents will still be there when they get home. more

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mathiaswasik

Conservative youth organizations have access to almost three times more money than liberal ones. In addition to giving more money, right-wing funders are offering support with fewer strings attached. more

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Emily Kaplan

These young people from war torn parts of the world describe themselves as friendly, hard-working, responsible, dependable. To a visitor, other adjectives come to mind as well: worldly, resilient, strong. more

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Filmmaker Jenner Furst talks about the tragedy of our juvenile justice system, and a moment in history to possibly make it right. more

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“In the middle of catastrophe, in the middle of disaster, people—particularly people who have already suffered—see an opportunity to evolve to another stage of humanity.” more

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