Conservative group’s push to trample the rights of students and middle-class, working families takes center stage
Public school activists rallied today in Washington, DC against the destructive, corporate agenda being promoted by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
New reports expose right-wing pressure groups masquerading as think tanks designed to help rob Americans of their rights
This week we talk about the ‘dark money’ behind WI’s privatization schemes, Paterson EA educators in NJ rallying for safe schools, flawed VAM numbers being released in FL and feature a new TV ad from the CT Education Association.
Tammy Boyle, Bridgeport parent: “The way it’s going now in this city, we have to show initiative to make those in power care. We are the children’s voice. They cannot speak for themselves.”
New report shines light on negative impact ALEC is having on children, education, and ournation’s future.
WEAC President Betsy Kippers: “This opens the door for additional authorizers of privately run charters that divert state school aid from neighborhood public schools.”
A review of the Indiana A-F school grading system implemented by former school superintendent Tony Bennett found that the grades were hastily given with little oversight.
A majority of the Wisconsin school voucher expansion will subsidized families who already send their children to private school.
James Roosevelt, FDR’s grandson: Gov. Scott Walker is not a leader in the mold of FDR, and he’s no reformer.