Stories by Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing is a reporter and blogger for covering immigration, education, criminal justice, and occasionally fashion and pop culture. subscribe to Julianne Hing's feed

Posted on: Nov 29, 2013, Source:

The real effects of mass school closures.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2013, Source: ColorLines

'They make you feel lucky to have a job and make you feel easily replaceable. To me, that’s a threat. I don't think anyone likes to work under these conditions, yet we do.'

Posted on: Oct 23, 2013, Source: ColorLines

The situation is dire.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2013, Source:

The film about Oscar Grant's unjust killing by police premieres on Friday.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source:

As Denver bucks the national trend of criminalizing student misbehavior, its school district is also taking a stance against prejudice punishments.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2013, Source:

More than in any other state, students in Florida are being arrested for incidents that once would have merited a trip to the principal's office.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2012, Source:

Wearing the wrong color socks, talking back and being late landed young Cedrico Green in jail. The Justice Department says there are many more students like him.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source:

Black students are flocking to for-profit colleges at record rates -- but at what cost?

Posted on: Jul 15, 2012, Source: ColorLines

Arizona’s ban on ethnic studies hasn’t stopped organizers and educators in Tucson from fighting back against the law. Here’s how they’re doing it.

Posted on: May 14, 2012, Source:

Plans to dismantle Philadelphia's public education system have met with sharp criticism from parents, educators and education watchers nationwide.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2012, Source:

Bobby Jindal has transformed public education in Louisiana and education advocates have deep concerns about who's going to benefit.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2012, Source: ColorLines

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Parent Trigger Laws allow parents to overhaul schools with a majority vote. But do these laws benefit the people? Or the corporate interests driving the privatization of public ed?

Posted on: Jan 9, 2012, Source: ColorLines

A three-year investigation found rampant racial profiling and widespread discriminatory policing in Arpaio's Arizona county.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2011, Source: ColorLines

In the wake of the bruising defeat of the DREAM Act a year go, undocumented immigrant youth are fighting on the state level for access to education.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2011, Source: ColorLines

When the cameras aren’t rolling and the nation’s not looking on, does the Obama administration abide by its own deportation policies?

Posted on: Oct 20, 2011, Source:

Rupert Murdoch's sudden interest in America's school system does not bode well.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2011, Source:

Three weeks after Alabama began enforcing its ultra-strict anti-immigrant law, the country is beginning to see what happens when states create their own immigration policies.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2011, Source:

Operation Desert Sky is an airborne version of Arizona's controversial crime sweeps.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2011, Source: ColorLines

Posted on: Aug 22, 2011, Source: ColorLines

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Legislators in at least 30 states introduced ridiculous "voucher" bills that allow (some) kids to take the money for their public education and put it into private schooling.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2011, Source:

Women of color are being aggressively prosecuted for supposed transgressions they'd committed while trying to raise their children.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2011, Source: ColorLines

Posted on: Jun 24, 2011, Source:

Alabama's HB 56 combines the harshest provisions of anti-immigrant ordinances and state laws that have been passed in recent years.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2011, Source:

The former BART police officer who killed Oscar Grant on New Year’s Day in 2009 has been released from jail, but for Grant's family, the wounds are still fresh.

Posted on: May 29, 2011, Source:

Educational disparities may be getting worse, not better, yet the heated debate over school reform has paid little attention to the hard realities families and teachers face.

Posted on: May 25, 2011, Source:

On the final day of her talk show, a look at her complicated legacy.

Posted on: May 16, 2011, Source: ColorLines

Posted on: May 8, 2011, Source:

Michigan's new emergency financial managers are being dispatched to poor communities of color, where they're being given total power to attack public institutions.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2011, Source: ColorLines