DeVos has been an outspoken leader on behalf of private school vouchers, unaccountable charter schools, education savings accounts and tax credits nearly three decades.
Students deserve a strong advocate in charge of the U.S. Department of Education. Instead, they’re getting anti-public school crusader Betsy DeVos.
“I am going to foster and train the next generation of union leaders so when I move on there will be a strong network of passionate union educators to carry this work forward.”
Want to know where Betsy DeVos stands on public education and civil rights? Follow her money.
Help for Flint, held up by House Republicans, will likely come in mid-November thanks to a last-minute deal.
Nearly 100% of teachers buy supplies for kids. A law passed last year with bipartisan support locks in a tax deduction to help cover those expenses.
Educators from across the country are engaging in political activism on behalf of students and public schools. Meet six shining examples.
“You walk the streets at night and something might happen, but you’ll probably be ok. If you drink the water, you know that’ll mess you up forever.”
Obama’s message to “young people, our students: they are not defined by this crisis.”
“So many people are making decisions that affect our teachers every day, and few have any experience in the classroom.”