Senate Democrats have a solution to the nightmare that is student debt in America, where 43 million Americans owe $1.3 trillion in student debt.
This week: NY educators arrested at protests, CA faculty vote to strike, the MA retirement health care fight and a video look back at IL Gov Rauner’s tumultuous first year.
The video of a school resource officer’s violent takedown of a 16-year-old girl has ignited new concern around school discipline policies that criminalize nonviolent behavior, particularly the conduct of students of color.
The bipartisan two-year budget deal provides an additional $80 billion in discretionary funding, to be split evenly between defense and non-defense programs, like education, health, and job training.
The number of people with graduate degrees applying for food stamps or other public assistance more than tripled between 2007 and 2010.
How the Kentucky Governor’s race will impact future generations of students
This week: Governor attempts to lift charter school cap in MA, MI state standards, CT testing and video of PSEA President Oleksiak on school funding.
For Ambereen Khan-Baker, the collective voice of her union is all about making positive change in her own classroom.
This week: An update on Chester Upland, PA, new testing rules in CT, right to work in IL and talking to elected officials in MI.
This week: strikes in WA, MA charter schools, CT teacher evaluations and MI’s new “Ask Me” campaign and video.