“When we’re applying, Yale’s like, ‘Please come here, it’s so diverse, we do all of these things!’ But when we get here, it’s like, ‘OK. You’re on your own,’” Brea Baker, a Black senior and president of Yale’s NAACP chapter, told RH Reality Check in a phone interview. “The Yale that we’re being sold is not the Yale that we live on a daily basis.”
Last week, 82 boy and girl Grissom High School students, ranging in age from freshmen to seniors, defied the dress code by wearing leggings, jeans with holes along the thigh, and tank tops in a “Stand Against the Dress Code” action.
Forced pregnancy testing in schools is a gross violation of young women’s fundamental human rights. It is a shock to see a practice I’ve come to associate with schools in the developing world being replicated in the United States.
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) discusses why he confronts elementary, middle and high school students with the question: Where do you stand on the issue of abortion?
At Harvard University, we are standing up for women’s reproductive health. The Stupak-Pitts amendment is unacceptable. We will not permit the continued marginalization of abortion.
Last week, 3,000 copies of the New School Free Press were stolen on the day it was published.
Say this ten times fast: An Act to Protect the Safety of Maine Children by Requiring the Express Consent of Legal Guardian to Dispense Prescription Medication to a Minor.
House leaves 2006 loophole open allowing rise of birth control for students and low-income women, TIME asks if pro-choice women will back anti-choice McCain, Many British schools offer sexual health services.
Canadian universities debate funding for anti-choice student groups, Birth control stuck in ‘dark ages’, Convictions for rape at 5.7% in Britain.
Young mothers who struggle to stay in school need more support and resources to continue their education.