Month: January 2015

43 Students Missing in Mexico

On September 26, 2014, 43 students training to become teachers at Raul Isidro Burgos Normal Rural School of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, were declared missing. There have been massive demonstrations throughout Mexico and in major global cities calling for justice.

Militarization of Youth

At most public high school job fairs in the United States, students will run into military recruiters. In 2001, the No Child Left Behind Act passed, containing a small section requiring public schools to give over all student contact information to the military and allow recruiters to visit school campuses.