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As states adjust elections, educators continue advocacy for public schools

By Amanda Menas Despite the coronavirus pandemic, voters must still be able to cast their primary and general election ballots for local, state, and presidential elections. However, with insufficient federal funding and guidance, some state legislators are using the crisis to push their political agenda and disenfranchise voters. In Wisconsin, the GOP-led legislature denied Gov.

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NEA Mobilizes to Support Joe Biden for President

by Tim Walker On March 14, National Education Association (NEA) President Lily Eskelsen García announced that the 3-million member union, the largest in the country, was proudly recommending former Vice President Joe Biden to be the Democratic nominee for President of the United States. The recommendation was formalized first by a vote by NEA’s PAC

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5 Reasons Betsy DeVos is Bad for Public Schools

By Amanda Menas Over the two years since Betsy DeVos was confirmed as President Trump’s secretary of education, she has worked against the best interests of public schools. From proposing funding cuts to promoting privatization to rolling back protections for vulnerable children, she has ignored the voices of educators across the country about what students