The vote was hailed as a victory for workers, families and students — and an embarrassing defeat for the Koch brothers’ campaign arm, Americans for Prosperity.
“It’s time for Gov. Rauner to drop the campaign against unions and concentrate on improving our schools and balancing our state’s budget.”
Right-to-work advocates, such as Walker, ALEC and the Koch brothers, contend the policy creates jobs. Research shows right-to-work lower wages and benefits, and weakens workplace protections
Missouri technical education teacher David Hope talks to Congress about the importance of funding quality education programs and the harm of overtesting.
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.
Sate senator’s bill constitutes an end-run around voters, who in November overwhelmingly rejected a “teacher tenure” ballot initiative.
“A politician should never control what happens in a local school district. Local school districts should decide what’s best for them.”
For students, educators and millions of families who rely on public schools, some important election night victories came a little further down the ballot.
ALEC’s policies against students, public education, and middle-class families threatens the future of the nation.
This week we talk about an unfair evaluation system in Hawaii, the local impact of a new federal college ranking system, an ominous “firearms for teachers” bill in Missouri, and a campaign to stop a misguided attempt to amend IDEA.