Dustin Parsons, 5th grade teacher at Pine Haven Elementary in Arkansas and NEA member, spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, July 26. As the First Lady of Arkanasas, Hillary Clinton chaired the state’s education standards commission. She put the schools she visited to what she called “The Chelsea Test.” If it wasn’t good … Continued
While the candidates’ ideas on what they would do in office are a useful measure, their backgrounds also offer telling insights.
Educators work polls to bring out support for pro-public education candidates
We’re asking educators to sound off about what education topics they want covered during tonight’s debate.
These bizarre laws on education are somehow still on the books!
A Walton-backed school privatization bill was shut down in Little Rock, AR, after educators, administrators, parents, and activists united in support of public schools.
“So many students struggle to be successful in classrooms because they can’t manage to think or process information while they’re so hungry all the time,” says AR teacher Amanda Trice.
For students, educators and millions of families who rely on public schools, some important election night victories came a little further down the ballot.
U.S. Senate candidates in Arkansas, Iowa and Colorado have put more effort into defending Big Banks and billionaires than college students and their families.
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