Educators work polls to bring out support for pro-public education candidates
Proponents of voter ID laws maintain such laws are necessary to protect against fraud. Yet study after study has found voter fraud to be all but non-existent.
Educators sound off about what they want to here during upcoming GOP presidential debate
This week we talk about PARCC assessments in OH, retiree health insurance in MI, a reflection on the NEA RA from MTA President Barbara Madeloni, and feature video of the National Teacher of the Year on the importance of activism.
Voter ID laws disproportionately affect the elderly, young adults, students, minorities and low-income voters – groups that are less likely to have the money or means to obtain documentation.
From Philadelphia to Los Angeles education champions win key victories in mayoral, city council, and school board elections.
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.
The surge in newcomers from Central America presents steep challenges, but educators are finding ways to support students.
Texas’ law “creates an unconstitutional burden on the right to vote, has an impermissible discriminatory effect against Hispanics and African-Americans, and was imposed with an unconstitutional purpose.”
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.