Education News

Congress Gets Schooled on #RedforEd

Text by Cindy Long, Photos by Patrick Ryan The #RedforEd movement took its message to Capitol Hill at a briefing hosted by the Progressive Congressional Caucus where four educators from around the country shared victories and how Congress can help them with the continued fight to fund public education. “#RedforEd is not a teacher’s movement,


Education Insider for March 17, 2019

Tell your representative to support the Dream and Promise Act   The Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R. 6), introduced on March 12, provides multiple pathways to citizenship in keeping with America’s values and history as a nation of immigrants. As many as 2.5 million people could obtain legal status and ultimately citizenship via higher


United and Determined, Educators Strike a Blow Against For-Profit Charter Schools

By Tim Walker In his January 15 State of the State Address, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey seemed to acknowledge that his zealous pursuit of what he calls “choice and competition” in education was careening a little off course. “We know improvements can be made,” Ducey said. “More transparency, more accountability, and granting financial review and