Five private collection agencies were found to be presenting “materially inaccurate” options to borrowers, choosing instead to maximize their profits.
Teacher David Wilkinson and DREAMer student Ana Zamora share a once-in-a-lifetime experience neither ever imagined — they were in attendance at last week’s State of the Union.
A host of elected officials at every level shape our public schools. Go to the polls prepared!
Elected officials at the local, state and federal levels determine what educators are expected to accomplish in the classroom and the resources they’ll have to pull it off. This November, most of those offices are up for election.
Extremist legislators, governors — funded by corporate backers such as the Koch brothers — expected to continue their onslaught against educators, public education.
Concerned educators and parents share their stories about the impact of sequestration in the new school year.
Check out our list of state and local affiliate Twitter pages and let us know about any we missed.
This week we talk about school funding in Pennsylvania, a recent conference on so-called “education reformers” in Connecticut, Elizabeth Warren’s surprise visit to the Massachusetts Teachers Association summer conference and feature video from Oregon’s class size campaign.
Lauren Randolph, Oregon high school counselor: “These kids have the highest mental health needs as do their parents. Cuts would mean they wouldn’t receive the already limited assistance.”
A rally in Albany attended by thousands this weekend is the latest show of unity against excessive and misused tests.