Drawing the (Picket) Line: Inside the Fight for Public Education Funding in Los Angeles

“I miss my kids,” Samantha Barnea, a third grade teacher at Noble Avenue Elementary in North Hills, California, told Ms., “but I’m doing this for them.”

Speaking Up for Survivors in K-12 Schools

As the parent of a high school sexual assault survivor, I’ve seen how pervasive sexual harassment and assault in our K-12 schools can shake entire communities. That’s why I’m sounding the alarm about the Trump administration’s attempt to roll back Title IX guidelines for sexual misconduct.

Meet the Student Activists Pushing Back on New Sexual Misconduct Policies at the University of Michigan

A new misconduct policy at University of Michigan requires survivors of sexual violence to be cross-examined by their alleged attackers—or face the dismissal of their complaint.

Rest in Power: Remembering Bernice Resnick Sandler, the Godmother of Title IX

As a schoolgirl, Bernice Sandler objected to the way girls were excluded from the class activities the boys did. She told her mother that she was going to “change the world”—and she did.

How the Trump Administration’s Attacks on Title IX Hurt LGBTQ Survivors

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ latest proposed Title IX guidelines continue the Trump administration’s attack on LGBTQ rights—and leave transgender and queer students in danger. 

We Can’t End Sexual Assault Without Consent Education

Researchers from Columbia University found that early sex education covering consent decreased rates of sexual assault, whereas abstinence-only instruction did not.

Teacher Training, Not Tear Gas

Now is the time to spend our money, time and know-how reaching people in great need with tried and true interventions—including educational resources for children. This approach is a smarter and more sustainable plan forward than spending billions of dollars building a wall or terrorizing immigrants. It’s also more humane.

Feminist Foreign Policy Starts With Diversity and Inclusion on Campus

Students of international affairs want relevant coursework that is inclusive and intersectional—and schools are contemplating how to answer their call. 

#HearMeToo: Where Child Marriage and Violence at Work Intersect

It will take more than 16 days—but if governments, U.N. agencies and civil society activists work together toward ending child, early and forced marriage, a world where every girl can control her own future is possible. 

TAKE ACTION: It’s Time to Speak Out on Title IX

Systemic failure creates more victims and empowers the perpetrators. That’s why Title IX protections around campus sexual assault must remain in place.

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