Educators are leading the push to reject the supremely unqualified Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for Education Secretary. Lawmakers are listening.
Issue Educator Voices
Educators, parents, students and allies rallied for public schools while saying “no” to education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos.
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.
Take Action › Join educators to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. Click here › When North Carolina teacher Tracy Phillips heard about last week’s incident involving a Wake County school resource officer body slamming a teenage girl, she couldn’t even watch the video. “I was so disgusted,” she says. The video, which quickly went viral, shows … Continued
2017 could see big rise in taxpayer-funded vouchers for tuition at private and religious schools
“I am going to foster and train the next generation of union leaders so when I move on there will be a strong network of passionate union educators to carry this work forward.”
“To ask students to study a world in which they can’t see themselves is to relegate them to a blindness of the soul and a crippling of the spirit.”
“I can’t stress enough the power of creating a welcoming environment in your own classrooms and communities.”
By Guest Writer Maggie Mnayer Take Action › Stand with students for schools free of fear and hate. Click here › As a high school English teacher in an urban school district smack in the middle of Iowa, I take seriously my responsibility to teach my students the importance of their word choices, of respecting … Continued
With the disappointing presidential election behind us, “it is no longer time to agonize; it is time to organize.”