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✅ CTA: Education
Calls-to-action for education.
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The State of Education: Higher Ed
Demand: Ask your senator to forgive student loan debt, even if you don’t qualify for debt forgiveness yourself or already paid off your loans or don’t have any.
Strategize: Federal student loan repayment is restarting soon. If you have student loans or know someone who does, here is an often cited resource that touches on how to deal with repayment: Student Loan Planner (they also have a podcast). As always, defer to your judgment when listening financial-related advice from others.
Read: An intersectional curation about the student debt crisis:
Laugh: (and cry) at this Planet Money Instagram reel breaking down the cost of college textbooks.
Learn: AI in higher education isn’t always equitable for all. Read about how “AI Detection Tools Falsely Accuse International Students of Cheating.”
Listen: Thinking about graduate school? Check out this curation from the EarBuds Podcast Collective newsletter “To Grad School and Beyond!”
The State of Education: K-12
Participate: In Banned Books Week (ALL YEAR! but next official week is 10/1-10/7) and learn how you can get involved locally in confronting these issues. Project Censored and English Pen have more global scopes.
Support: The ACLU is actively fighting in court against book banning, inequality and more in education.