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5 reasons Betsy DeVos should be fired

From the day she was announced as the nominee, educators have stood firmly against Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education due to her extreme lack of qualifications and horrible record in undermining public schools. In her three years as U.S. Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos has focused on cutting education spending, championing school privatization, and weakening

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Iowa educators press top presidential candidates on public education

By Amanda Menas As the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus approaches, Iowa’s educators are working to keep public education a top priority in Election 2020. On Saturday, Jan. 18, four of the top candidates spoke to Iowa State Education Association members at the 2020 ISEA Legislative Conference on the theme of “Education: A Safeguard for Democracy.” At

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Educators to host presidential candidates at Public Education Forum 2020

Educators are working hard to keep public education a central issue in the 2020 presidential election. Next up: A public education forum with eight top candidates focused on equity. On Saturday, more than 1,000 educators, students, parents, and community activists will gather to hear Sen. Michael Bennet, Vice Pres. Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker, Mayor

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Go behind the scenes at NEA’s presidential candidate interviews

Educators are keeping public education a central focus of the 2020 presidential election following wins for students and schools across the country during 2019 races. Parents, students, teachers, and support staff have carried the Red For Ed spirit into rallies and electoral work, calling for greater investment in public schools and expanded opportunities for all