Brett Parker says his governor’s failed economic “experiment”—which bears striking resemblance to the GOP tax plan in Congress—came at great cost to students and educators in Kansas.
DeVos uses tour to slam public education and drum-up support for private and religious schools.
Working families, schools and public services such as health care are likely to lose big under the Trump tax plan.
Kansas voters believe the governor’s tax cuts have harmed the economy and schools. They’re right.
“The challenge has been to convince people that standing up for LGBT students has nothing to do with sex and everything to do with making these students feel safe and supported because every student deserves that.”
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Some predict the rushed proposal won’t gain the court’s approval as a fix for funding inequities.
Brownback’s failed experiment isn’t enough to scare off leading GOP presidential candidates, who are pushing their own tax cuts that disproportionately favor the 1 percent.
Educators are in the best position to advocate for the things students need to succeed. That’s why we need more educators in office.
When it comes to school finance problems, it seems the more things change the more they stay the same.