Educators are leading the push to reject the supremely unqualified Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for Education Secretary. Lawmakers are listening.
Issue Education Funding
Betsy DeVos is unqualified and her plans spell economic disaster for public schools. That goes against everything these Republican teachers believe in.
Educators have taken the lead in opposing the Trump-DeVos agenda to drain resources from public schools to support vouchers and for-profit charter schools.
More oversight and transparency needed to ensure corporate-style charter schools remain accountable to the students and communities they serve
Students and educators in Nevada, Missouri, and Maryland may face further cuts to already lagging education funding.
A nation’s spending reflects its priorities. So why does only 1% of our federal spending go toward public schools?
Students deserve a strong advocate in charge of the U.S. Department of Education. Instead, they’re getting anti-public school crusader Betsy DeVos.
If federal lawmakers care about the needs of rural families, they should act now to ensure funding for rural schools.
Educator activism combined with voter devotion to local schools was a winning recipe in some communities.
Want to know where Betsy DeVos stands on public education and civil rights? Follow her money.