If school days are extended, how should students spend the extra time?

Science (28% people answered this) The arts (41% people answered this) Longer lunches and recesses (16% people answered this) Standardized test preparation (13% people answered this) 924 people voted. To highlight news, causes, and nonprofits doing…Read More

What do you think is the best way to prevent school shootings?

Tighten state gun laws (23% people answered this) Monitor kids' posts to social networks (6% people answered this) Improve programs to prevent bullying (29% people answered this) Facilitate better communication between parents and students (24% people…Read More

Update on May 09, 2012

Thank you for answering the poll! Parents and educators in Chicago are still debating how longer school days could be used, but most of you responded in favor of allocating additional time to the arts, with science following as a close second. How do your…Read More

Show Schools the Money!

California's public schools have taken the brunt of the budget cuts over the last five years in order for the state to balance its budget. California is now ranked 49th in the nation in per pupil spending and last in teacher, administrator, librarian and…Read More

Drop Charges against Kiera Wilmot

Kiera Wilmot is being charged with two felonies and as an adult for a small science experiment that she created outside her school one morning last week. She conducted the experiment in a small water bottle that caused the top to pop off and for a small about…Read More

Support SB 26 to Repeal Louisiana's Creationism Law

Do you think creationism should be taught in schools? The state of Louisiana currently allows for public schools to teach creationism in all science courses. If you don't think that this subject should be allowed, sign this petition that was started by…Read More

Reduce your student debt through crowd-influence

Hello friends! Do any of you have student debt? (I do!) This is a great campaign led by JoinStampede that is working to negotiate better loan terms though collective action. If you have student debt, please join this movement to pressure lenders to give us…Read More
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