We left the pool because the three African-American members of our youth group were not allowed inside. My heart dropped completely. I remember 80 teenagers crying, hugging, feeling helpless.
Extremist legislators, governors — funded by corporate backers such as the Koch brothers — expected to continue their onslaught against educators, public education.
Kim Gray, a Head Start manager in South Carolina, is concerned about what happens when his center is closed next week thanks to the government shutdown.
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Election 2012 has passed, but restrictive voting laws can still impede the work of public education activists.