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.
Ballot measure defeats show voters, communities care about and support public education
Educators across the nation are reporting that the inflammatory rhetoric from Donald Trump has led to an increase in student bullying and anxiety.
Georgia educators are working hard to inform voters of the real intentions behind a proposed amendment that would enable state school takeovers.
Concerned educators say Donald Trump’s hateful speech, and the wave of bullying it has inspired, has left some students confused, fearful, and distracted from learning.
A small army of activists is contacting pro-public education voters, reminding them what’s at stake and to vote all the way down the ballot.
The lawsuit alleges Georgia segregates nearly 5,000 students with behavioral disabilities, providing fewer opportunities of participating in extracurricular activities like music, art and sports.
Georgia teacher Melissa Ladd says the so-called “Opportunity School District” would destroy progress and effectively re-segregate schools.
“This case once again confirms the first amendment right of our educators to speak out and against policies they feel are harmful to their students.”
Educators work polls to bring out support for pro-public education candidates