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DREAMers are thriving: We must defend DACA now

August 3, 2017

A proud DREAMer shares her hopes and fears.

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5 ways Trump and DeVos are failing students on civil rights

August 1, 2017

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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“Time to move. Trump won and is coming for you.” Educators create safe spaces to listen, learn, & advocate for students

July 30, 2017

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.”

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Retired educator runs on education issues, wins stunning victory in OK state legislature

July 29, 2017

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.

Educators have some choice words for DeVos

July 28, 2017

Education Votes asked you, America's educators, what you would tell Betsy DeVos about your students and your schools. You had a lot to say.

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Chemistry teacher’s spoken word video inspires

July 27, 2017

NJ chemistry teacher uses spoken word to share the Racial Justice message.

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NAACP seeks to ban for-profit charter schools and increase local control

July 26, 2017

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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Illinois colleges looking at a long recovery from Gov. Rauner

July 25, 2017

Thanks to deep cuts to higher education, Illinois institutions have lost students, programs, and thousands of faculty and staff.

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Photo Gallery: Educators, activists march on Washington, D.C. for public education

July 24, 2017

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

These 5 awesome wins by educator-activists will benefit students & democracy

July 22, 2017

Policy wins across the country mean better conditions for students and educators.

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