The Trump administration is proposing concrete steps to divert $1.4 billion in taxpayer money to private and charter schools.
Issue Education Funding
School finance laws are under fire in Kansas, New Jersey, and Mississippi—where state leaders have shared a common tactic.
Parents and former students are joining the effort to show Betsy DeVos how critical strong public schools are in every community.
The governors of Virginia, Washington, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota have all taken a stand for their state’s public schools.
Schools in New Mexico, Arizona and Maine are already poorly funded. Now they face further setbacks.
Educators are leading the push to reject the supremely unqualified Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for Education Secretary. Lawmakers are listening.
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.