Ask educators in Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida, Kansas or Arizona if a governor matters and you’ll get an earful. They approve legislation, guide budget priorities, appoint state education officials, and set policies, regulations and programs.
A handful of U.S. Senators have been outspoken on the need to renew federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Add your voice!
“This happened in Flint, but given the state of infrastructure in this country, it could happen anywhere,”
Regardless of what drove these educators to run, they share the belief that it’s high time educators be among the elected officials who make policies and pass laws if educator and student concerns are to be heard.
Educators have impact when they share their stories with elected leaders who can make a difference in students’ lives.
Emboldened educators and parents waged historic opposition effort, pledge to hold DeVos accountable.
The opposition to DeVos has only grown stronger and more persistent as more people learn she is totally unqualified.
Betsy DeVos is unqualified and her plans spell economic disaster for public schools. That goes against everything these Republican teachers believe in.
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.