Concerned educators say Donald Trump’s hateful speech, and the wave of bullying it has inspired, has left some students confused, fearful, and distracted from learning.
Issue Election 2016
A small army of activists is contacting pro-public education voters, reminding them what’s at stake and to vote all the way down the ballot.
Despite the Supreme Court’s decision to block North Carolina’s notorious voter I.D. law, NC educators still find themselves battling election roadblocks that are very much alive at the local level.
“Donald Trump has no understanding of what kids need to succeed in school or in life. He’s only concerned with his bottom line”: Becky Higgins, first-grade Ohio teacher
Three U.S. Senate races — in Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania — offer clear choices for educators, students, supporters of public education.
Oregon public school advocates are uniting around a ballot measure that asks corporations to pay their fair share in taxes.
“Anti-immigrant rhetoric has placed our students and their families on high alert, resulting in, among other things, increased absenteeism because families fear sending their children to school.
Trump’s assessment of public schools is as harsh as it is uninformed. “Schools are crime-ridden and they don’t teach.”
Education voters can’t afford to overlook gubernatorial and other down ballot races, even if it is a presidential election year.
U.S. Sen. candidate Ted Strickland calls for a moratorium on for-profit charters.