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The latest news and perspectives on the fight for educational equity, from the voices of students and more.

Vox ATLANTA: How to Help a Friend With Depression

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Photo by Zeke Dameron, 14 

Around a year ago, my best friend texted me, “I was just diagnosed with depression.” Unfortunately, I thought she was joking and simply...

Westword: Op-Ed: Support Mental-Health Services for DPS Students, Staffers

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By Paola Gascot

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On Monday, January 11, the Denver Public Schools Budget Advisory Committee will meet to recommend the allocation of funds from the recent mill levy override. As a member of Our Turn, I’m urging the committee...

The Cut: Minneapolis Public School Board Cancels Contract With Police

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The Minneapolis Public School board is canceling its contract with the city’s police department, following a unanimous vote on Tuesday. It had previously budgeted $1.1 million to employ school resource officers (SROs), according to Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, a program that students and organizers have been challenging for years.

But it was...