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Educators, community turn up heat on ALEC meeting to draw attention to group’s destructive agenda

July 20, 2017

Activists stage rally, march to shine light on ALEC’s secret dealings with politicians.

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School Funding: Learn the facts and how to use them

July 19, 2017

These four facts can help you make conversations about school funding more honest and fruitful.

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Through art and activism Flint teacher and students keep a focus on the water crisis

July 19, 2017

"This happened in Flint, but given the state of infrastructure in this country, it could happen anywhere,"

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Educators help derail Senate health bill; repeal vote delayed till next week

July 18, 2017

Educators helped to derail the bill because of the harm it would have done to students, but Trump and McConnell are determined to dismantle Obamacare.

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CO educators, activists prepare to resist ALEC, DeVos’ privatization agenda for public education

July 17, 2017

Activists plan march to raise awareness about the destructive plans ALEC and DeVos have for public schools.

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School Funding Facts, Pt. 3: How to advocate for public school resources

July 16, 2017

Take Action › Don’t miss out on the kind of education, legislative and political news you can only get with EdVotes. Click here › By Amanda Litvinov After reading Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, you’ve brushed up on four essential facts about school funding. Now, what can you do with this knowledge? … Continued

School Funding Facts, Pt. 2: Ed spending helps students, boosts economy

July 15, 2017

Part 2 in a series on essential school funding facts public education advocates must know.

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School Funding Facts, Pt. 1: Per-pupil funding diminished and diverted

July 14, 2017

Part 1 in a series on essential school funding facts public education advocates must know.

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Meet one of public education’s fiercest defenders—Keron Blair

July 13, 2017

"Public education is the gateway and if we lose that, we’re damming a whole lot of people to a blighted future." --Keron Blair

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4 key examples of educators, communities pushing back against high-stakes testing

July 12, 2017

More and more educators, parents, and lawmakers are seeing the light in regards to the dangers of high-stakes testing.

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