Amid setback, there were hopeful markers, stories and news in 2017 that remind advocates for students, public education and working families that hard-won progress still occurs.
Tag: private school vouchers
Bipartisan panel of Senators reject school privatization agenda, agrees to fund after-school programs
New poll is more proof public is awakening to the truth about how many for-profit charters are not in the best interest of kids.
Education Votes asked you, America’s educators, what you would tell Betsy DeVos about your students and your schools. You had a lot to say.
Political action yields a pro-public schools legislature committed to stopping private school vouchers.
It’s been more than two weeks since Betsy DeVos’ widely panned appearance before the U.S. House, and based on her testimony before a U.S. Senate committee this week, she hasn’t learned from her mistakes.
The Trump-DeVos budget sets aside $1.4 billion for school vouchers, but here’s what they won’t tell you.
“For rural students and their families, their public school is the only real option and claims to the contrary only amount to ‘false choice.’ “
The Trump administration is proposing concrete steps to divert $1.4 billion in taxpayer money to private and charter schools.
President Trump and Secretary of Education DeVos used a private school Florida to kick off their campaign to promote the privatization of public schools.