Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
How Conservative Media Make It Harder For Schools To Protect Trans Youth
EqualityMatters.org is a media and communications initiative i...
The conservative media's meltdown over a Nebraska school district's effort to train teachers about gender diversity demonstrates how conservative misinformation threatens even basic efforts to protect transgender and gender non-conforming students.
When Children are Born Learning
Susan A. Buffett
Chair, The Sherwood Foundation
As a country we have looked to education as a road to equal opportunity - as a path to gaining knowledge, developing skills and learning behaviors that prepare children to do well as students, workers and citizens throughout their life.
'Learning Community' Nebraska Program Brings Diversity To Some Highly Segregated Public Schools
By Susan Eaton,
Eleven school districts pool money that the Learning Community then redistributes via a needs-based formula. The money also
Pledge Of Allegiance In Public Schools: Nebraska Set To Require Time For Pledge, ACLU Calls Rule Change 'Disappointing'
According to the Sioux City Journal, state board candidate Bob Van Valkenburg proposed an amendment Friday that would require
The Year of Youth
UN-Habitat Youth Advisor
All of these individuals have three things in common: they possess an idea, have the desire for change and they can't do it alone.
Weixing Li, University Of Nebraska Lincoln Professor, Returning Home After Assumed Detainment By Chinese Government
Authorities released him on June 20, after they discovered the owner of the vehicle had the necessary documentation to transport
Ron Brown, Anti-Gay Football Coach: I'd Tolerate An Openly Gay Player, But Won't Support Lifestyle
The Nebraska-based football coach who said it would be an "honor" to be fired for his anti-gay views now says he would tolerate
Corbin Russell, High School Senior, Declared Dead, No Access To College Student Loans
The station also spoke with Senator Mike Johanns' office. It was able to get Corbin's Free Application for Student Aid form
Nebraska: Fire Assistant Football Coach Ron Brown
For over 20 years University of Nebraska assistant football coach Ron Brown has used his position in the university to preach his discriminatory, anti-gay brand of Christianity. His latest crusade to fight for discrimination against the LGBT community finally warrants his termination.
11-Year-Old Max Kohll Busted By Principal For NCAA Tournament Pool
NCAA bracket pools have become so ubiquitous in the U.S. that it's hard to imagine someone getting in trouble for running
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Burke High School Girls' Basketball Team Gets Foul For Wearing Pink 'Make A Wish' Uniforms
Cancer survivor J.T. Gaskins, 17, was suspended from his Michigan high school last month for wearing his hair too long, according
President Obama's Plan to Raise the School Dropout Age Will Not Work
Former Teacher, School Counselor and School Administrator
Simply mandating that young people remain in school without addressing the causes for their leaving will accomplish little.
Michigan Senate Passes Bill Requiring Pledge Of Allegiance In Schools (POLL)
"Saying the pledge is a reminder of the sacrifices made by so many Americans over the generations," Kahn told The Grand Rapids
Roxana Spady, Nebraska Mother, Says Son Was Hazed, Seeks $650,000 From Columbus Public Schools
A Columbus, Neb. mother has filed a claim against Columbus Public Schools for allegedly failing to protect her now-16-year
University Of Nebraska Announces $5M In Cuts
By Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Finance
There are 57 students in the art education program; 17 are graduate students who will be allowed to finish the endorsement
The Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska
Intellectual freedom activist
Every state should have an academic freedom coalition. It just takes someone to get it going. It could be you.
Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
Let us know what you'd like to see as a HuffPost Member.
Take the survey
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit