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.
“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.