Education activists need to be ready to spot red flags that spell trouble for public education
Since the Citizens United decision in 2010, campaign spending has exploded and made room for corporations and millionaires to have more influence in elections.
Politicians and big business come together in Washington, DC to plan how to corrupt democracy at state, county, and city levels.
We’ll be updating this post throughout election day as returns come in. Check back often to keep up to date on all the latest developments!
This week we talk about the strike in South Burlington, VT, education funding cuts in MI, ALEC making noise in OH again, and feature a new video ad from the WA class size campaign.
Doug Ducey’s chummy relation with the Kochs gets him millions in undisclosed campaign funds.
TN educator speaks at rally designed to bolster support for the nation’s elderly and their retirement security.
ALEC’s policies against students, public education, and middle-class families threatens the future of the nation.
Former CNN anchor and anti-public education “reformer” Campbell Brown appeared on the Colbert Report to discuss her attack on teacher tenure in New York.
This week we talk about corporate-driven reforms in California, tenure protections in New York, the importance of midterm elections in Wisconsin and the MTA welcoming immigrant children in Massachusetts.