Election 2020

Here’s what educators need to know about the vice presidential debate

By Amanda Menas The Trump-Pence administration’s failure to contain COVID-19 and help students, educators, and working families through this national crisis was a focal point in the debate between vice presidential nominees Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence. “The [Trump administration] knew what was happening and they didn’t help you,” said Harris directly


Trump and DeVos have failed students and educators on COVID-19

President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have threatened to withhold funding from our nation’s public schools, hindered the ability of students to be safe in classrooms and on campuses, and furthered discriminatory practices that are detrimental to productive learning environments. Scroll through this timeline to see how Trump and DeVos have left students and


Still time to be counted in 2020 Census

Thanks to a federal judge, the Census Bureau may have the time it needs to provide a complete and accurate count—until Oct. 31 to gather information and until April 2021 to deliver the results. The administration has pushed the Census Bureau to rush the job—stop counting by Oct. 5 and deliver results by Dec. 31—and