The Independent

Invasion of illicit drugs in our education system

Ankush Vyas, Online Editor

May 28, 2019

Ultimately, students taking illicit drugs is a genuine issue in light because it not only impacts the individuals in all aspects of life, the effects swell out destroying families due to emotional and financial burden caused by healthcare expenses. Communities and the public in general are also impacted if students are bringing...

How I learned about sex: Sex Ed Matters

How I learned about sex: Sex Ed Matters

April 22, 2019

One day, in my 9th grade health class, my teacher had us do a condom lab. She split us into groups of...

Betsy DeVos’ actions are insulting to special needs students

Betsy DeVos’ actions are insulting to special needs students

April 16, 2019

Last week, it was reported by many news outlets that the Department of Education, led by Secretary Bet...

Education: A basic human right

Education: A basic human right

November 9, 2016

How hard would you fight for your right to an education? Students at Johannesburg’s University of ...

Chicago Public Schools: A Self-Destructive System

Karina Rivera

November 14, 2012

Bold words from Jean-Claude Brizard show little mercy to the current Chicago Public Schools (CPS) system. Misplaced power, according to this resigned CEO of CPS, is the key error of CPS. Power currently reigns in the realm of bureaucracy and administrators, rather than the most active members of a student’s education; the...

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