Murray uses educator stories to outline for senate colleagues why vouchers are bad for students and public education.
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“When I look at what’s happening across the country in the field of education – the attacks on unions, the dismissive way teachers are treated by policymakers and the alarming funding priorities, I know that I need to take action.”
“It’s like we were the missing piece of a puzzle for these students.”
The Seattle school board got the message loud and clear—if they missed it in the chants and signs demanding “Ethnic Studies Now!” from the students, educators, and parents who packed last week’s public hearing, they heard in the flood of public testimony.
This week the US Supreme Court unanimously rejected Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch’s bare minimum education standard for students with disabilities.
Trump-DeVos budget promises millions for voucher schemes that provide a false choice for students, families.
Gorsuch, Trump and DeVos each have troubling records when it comes to individuals with disabilities.
Even though they managed to make changes to the bill, educators say HB 520 is still bad news for students, public schools.
As NEA begins nominations for the 2017 Social Justice Activist of the Year Award, we had the opportunity to catch up with last year’s awesome winners—the Union City Educators.