By Amanda Litvinov Virginia is one of just two states with a gubernatorial election this year, and primary elections took place yesterday. Lt. Governor Ralph Northam emerged as the winner of the Democratic primary, defeating ex-Congressman Tom Perriello. Northam, a doctor and former state senator, has a long history of supporting public education and local … Continued
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Gauging by the unprecedented public opposition to her nomination — more than 1 million emails and 50,000 phone calls to Senators and protests across the nation — the fight is far from over.
DeVos’s testimony at her Senate hearing strengthened the case that she lacks the qualifications to lead the department.
These candidates’ proposals and track records stand out for how frighteningly harmful they would be to students of all ages, teachers and public schools.
“Taxpayers are being scammed by Arizona vouchers. The public was sold on vouchers as a way to save the state money, but the reality is that vouchers actually cost us more money,” said AZ supt. candidate David Garcia
Mary Burke: We cannot fund two school systems. It’s at a minimum $1.2 billion, and Wisconsin residents do not want to see the money taken out of their public schools.
A Milwaukee parent tells her story of her daughter’s time in a voucher school and why she’s back in public school.
A majority of the Wisconsin school voucher expansion will subsidized families who already send their children to private school.
“The way to improve public schools is not to move tax dollars to private institutions, where there is no accountability and fewer standards.” – Mary Bell, WEAC President
The Department of Justice warned Wisconsin voucher schools about possible discrimination against students with disabilities.