Education activists need to be ready to spot red flags that spell trouble for public education
State North Carolina
NC Board of Education urged to think twice about doing business with K-12
These candidates’ proposals and track records stand out for how frighteningly harmful they would be to students of all ages, teachers and public schools.
Tillis’ leadership has resulted in regressive education policies that hurt students, educators, and public schools.
“The General Assembly fails the children of North Carolina when they are sent with public taxpayer money to private schools that have no legal obligation to teach them anything.”
The ante has been raised against restrictive voter laws with the U.S. Department of Justice’s recent announcement that it plans to join lawsuits in Ohio and Wisconsin.
By popular demand – More governors selling out students and schools.
“As educators, we can be a trusted voice to young people on the importance of educating themselves about the issues and taking the steps to become empowered through voting and civic engagement.”
“As a teacher, a former educator myself, I think I have a loud enough mouth to make sure that people are listening,” said Clay Aiken, North Carolina congressional candidate.
When WI Gov. Walker signed a law last month prohibiting early voting on weekends, he said it will promote uniform voting hours. But others say the law targets certain groups of voters, will result in longer lines, and is part of national tide of restrictive voting law changes.