Ask educators in Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, Kansas or Arizona if a governor matters and you’ll get an earful. They approve legislation, guide budget priorities, appoint state education officials, and set policies, regulations and programs.
This department didn’t come together overnight. It is the culmination of many years and even generations of struggle.
These four facts can help you make conversations about school funding more honest and fruitful.
Part 1 in a series on essential school funding facts public education advocates must know.
Many of our preservice teachers had never heard of the pipeline, but almost all of us will have students who could be touched by it.
Trump-DeVos budget promises millions for voucher schemes that provide a false choice for students, families.
Schools in New Mexico, Arizona and Maine are already poorly funded. Now they face further setbacks.
Many people do not view the immigration in Trump’s us-versus-them world view, especially when it comes to students and their families.
“I can’t stress enough the power of creating a welcoming environment in your own classrooms and communities.”
Educators, parents believe religion, faith is a personal matter that should be taught at home