By Amanda Litvinov Take Action › Urge Congress to renew CHIP funding. Click here› It’s technically not part of Audrey Nichols’s job as bookkeeper at Landmark Elementary School in Little Rock, Ark., to help families enroll in programs like Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but she routinely does so by referring families … Continued
Despite what you hear Betsy DeVos say…vouchers are bad for students, public schools, and entire communities.
Trump-DeVos budget promises millions for voucher schemes that provide a false choice for students, families.
Under a GOP proposal to slash Medicaid, millions of children will lose medical coverage. That will mean more barriers to learning for already vulnerable students, say educators.
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.