The DeVos voucher and charter school agenda has surfaced in the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races.
Tag: community college
“The President is right to continue pushing to make the dream of a college education more attainable,” says NEA President.
In at least a dozen states this year, educators and other workers are bracing for new attacks on their rights to collectively bargain. But if that’s the trend, at least one state is poised to buck it.
James Jacobs, Macomb Community College President: “Community colleges are vital to connecting education, training and students to workplace needs.”
This week, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed a bipartisan bill to provide long-awaited and timely updates to the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the first updates in 15 years.
This week we talk about Massachusetts higher education members testifying in support of increased numbers of full-time faculty, school grading in Florida, community outreach work in New York and feature an anti-ALEC rally in Illinois.
Community colleges and their students may feel the negative impact of the coming sequester cuts.
On Wednesday, GOP members of the House Education and Workforce Committee chose to forward a bill that imperils programs for the nation’s most vulnerable citizens, and silences the voice of the people who know best how to deliver job training—the faculty and staff of community colleges.
“If you don’t get active and stay involved, you need to know that there are people who will take away what you have in a minute.”
Bob Casey, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania since 2007, recently took the time to answer several education related questions from EdVotes.org.