by Félix Pérez; image above: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings (l), Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Eli Broad Los Angeles voters go to the polls tomorrow in two of the most closely watched school board races in recent memory. On one side are parents and educators in the nation’s second-largest school district; on the other are … Continued
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“Once you empower students you can start a movement.”
“It’s like we were the missing piece of a puzzle for these students.”
As NEA begins nominations for the 2017 Social Justice Activist of the Year Award, we had the opportunity to catch up with last year’s awesome winners—the Union City Educators.
“Our elections should be determined by our communities, not outside money from billionaires with a sordid history of failed privatization schemes like Betsy DeVos, the Walton family and Eli Broad.”
Parents and former students are joining the effort to show Betsy DeVos how critical strong public schools are in every community.
Many people do not view the immigration in Trump’s us-versus-them world view, especially when it comes to students and their families.
Educators have taken the lead in opposing the Trump-DeVos agenda to drain resources from public schools to support vouchers and for-profit charter schools.
Trump-inspired fear in classrooms and the nomination of a school voucher leader and billionaire for U.S. secretary of education are among our picks.