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
“How can Sagan be trusted to properly regulate charter schools when he’s so invested in expanding them? The chairman needs to step down immediately.”
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.
“I lived in a time when there were no scholarships for women who played any sport…if you were a woman and a jock, you were just out of place.
Activist mom fights Mass. charter expansion after son traumatized at charter school
“Charter schools are not the answer because they siphon much-needed funds — $419 million this year alone — from our already underfunded public schools.”
Educators work polls to bring out support for pro-public education candidates
College student leaves SOTU address with a stronger commitment to fight for those struggling to attend college
This week: Testing in Illinois and Connecticut, Campus Equity Week actions from Massachusetts and the fight for Youngstown schools in Ohio.