Public education supporters have been protesting DeVos since her nomination as Secretary of Education…and her trip to Washington will be no different.
U.S. Rep Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) sit down with Education Votes to share her thoughts legitimized hate and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
Educators in nearly 60 Washington school districts have organized one-day walkouts to protest Legislature’s failure to fund K-12 public schools.
“States and districts don’t need new federal mandates on education; we just need better ones. Educating young people is not a one size fits all proposition.”
This week we talk about a Supreme Court decision on school funding in Kansas, the FEA president’s response to Gov. Rick Scott’s State of the State in Florida, a flawed academic standards bill in Wisconsin and teachers rallying against high stakes testing in Washington.
Congressmen from both parties introduced legislation that would fully fund the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for the first time in nearly 40 years.
This week we talk about unaccountable charter school expansion in Washington and Wisconsin, transgender student rights in California and the State of the State in New York.
A series on how educators and parents working together have overruled corporate interests and misguided politicians to stop policies from hurting students.
Teri Staudinger, Washington educator: “Patty Murray is knowledgable about our issues because she actually listens to educators. She cares about the public education system, and many times has been our champion.”
Educators at Totem Middle School and Quil Ceda and Tulalip Elementary Schools near Seattle, Washington are demonstrating what can be accomplished when they are empowered to make decisions together, with administrators, and with the guidance of their local association.