Classes Cancelled for Wall Street Protest

A HeadCount intern tells how his professors joined a student walkout in support of the Occupy Wall Street protests.

Posted in HeadCount Community, Education

Artist Gwen AP On: Art, Education and Finding Herself

In our continuing series of interviews with live painters, Gwen AP tells how she went from painting in the crowd to painting on stage.

Posted in Interviews, HeadCount Community, Education

Education Issue Update: Matt Damon’s Schooling on Schooling

In education news: everything from anti-gay discrimination to celebrity robot lovers to a Matt Damon verbal sparring.

Posted in Education

A Scholarship Specifically for White Males

In response to the many scholarships open only to women or ethnic minorities, an organization is offering scholarships exclusively for white males.

Posted in Human Rights, Education

Education Issue Update: Schools Surviving Turbulent Times

The economy’s down and tuition’s up. That and more in this month’s Education Issue Update.

Posted in Issue Updates, Education

Education Issue Update: Dispatch Digs Into Budget Battle

In light of the long-delayed federal budget coming due, there’s lots of news on the education front – including the band Dispatch launching an entire campaign to protect Pell Grants and service.

Posted in Issue Updates, Education

Dispatch to pass the torch of service at Red Rocks

The famed Red Rocks Amphitheater was built entirely by young people serving in the Civilian Conservation Corp. Now, 75-years later, Dispatch is kicking off a tour there, in the name of saving service and education in America.

Posted in HeadCount Community, Education

Interview: Artist David ‘LEBO’ Le Batard

Acclaimed artist David ‘LEBO’ Le Batard sat down with HeadCount to discuss live art, the voting system in Florida, and a recent work being auctioned to support The Philadelphia Young Playwrights.

Electronic Music Festival in Binghamton to Benefit HeadCount and Oxfam

Binghamtronica, the first-ever electronic music festival in the Binghamton, New York area, will benefit HeadCount and Oxfam

Anti-Student Voting Bill Dies in NH

Efforts in New Hampshire to bar college students from voting at their school addresses have been killed, for now.