The Trump administration's rollback of civil rights could have damaging, long-term effects on schools and communities across the country.
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Shortly after the election, one of my Muslim students told me that her family received a note in their mailbox that said it was “Time to move. Trump won and is coming for you.”
Over her 40-year teaching career, Karen Gaddis taught classes ranging from seventh-grade math to AP calculus. But here was one thing that just didn’t add up: How the state legislature could short public education funding year after year while handing out tax breaks to corporate giants in the gas and oil industries.
The report calls for greatly enhancing the ability of local communities to approve or reject charter schools and getting for-profit providers out of the game.
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Thanks to deep cuts to higher education, Illinois institutions have lost students, programs, and thousands of faculty and staff.
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Take Action › Don’t miss critical education, legislative and political news you can only get with EdVotes. Click here › by Brian Washington Several thousands of educators, parents, and activists came to the nation’s capital to show support for public education. The “March for Public Education” took place on the National Mall over the weekend. … Continued
Policy wins across the country mean better conditions for students and educators.
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