WI educator John Havlicek: “I don’t think Walker has shown that he values the most vulnerable of our citizens. It doesn’t take long to tear things down, but it takes a while to build them up. We need to start building again.”
This week we talk about public education activists protesting profiteers in New York, the Chicago Tribune’s attack on teachers and public schools in Illinois, truancy measures in California and recruiting public school students in Wisconsin.
“Wisconsin educators are disappointed, but no court ruling can take away their right to organize through a union.”
Gov. Scott Walker personally oversaw a “criminal scheme” to illegally coordinate fundraising and campaign activity among conservative groups, according to court documents unsealed Thursday.
Mary Burke is running for governor to support middle class families and public schools, unlike Scott Walker, whose leadership has seen historic education cuts and poor job growth.
Rep. Paul Ryan can look to his own hometown to see how the budget he authored would devastate vulnerable students.
A Milwaukee parent tells her story of her daughter’s time in a voucher school and why she’s back in public school.
Children from low-income families and education support professionals earning minimum wage struggle on as Senate votes on bill to boost minimum wage.
A new study released by the Economic Policy Institute examines efforts to shut down Milwaukee public schools and replace them with charter chains.
Two Midwestern states demonstrate just how much a governor’s economic agenda can help or hurt students and working families.