Educators work polls to bring out support for pro-public education candidates
The 2016 Activist of the Year Nominations Kick-Off
In Minneapolis, educators and community members won a huge victory when they successfully organized to end the use of a phonics curriculum that was filled with race, gender and cultural stereotypes.
A consistent element throughout the top education news stories of 2015 is communities, educators and parents rising up and collectively taking action.
Educators in Minnesota have built support for full-service schools that improve student outcomes by first meeting community needs.
Parents, community members and educators unite to take back school boards from divisive ultraconservatives.
State governors have released their budget proposals, and it’s clear who respects education- and who does not.
This Valentine’s Day, EdVotes pays tribute to those leaders making good decisions for students and public schools. And we call out those who aren’t.
“There’s over $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, and this is simply saying, ‘Let’s let people refinance, just like you can refinance a car loan or a home loan. Why not allow graduates to refinance their student loans?'”
“The next generation of educators needs to use our voices to reclaim our profession instead of letting those who have never stepped foot in a classroom make decisions and continue to destroy public education and its purpose.”