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DeVos (again) shows her agenda puts students at the end of the line

June 10, 2017

It's been more than two weeks since Betsy DeVos' widely panned appearance before the U.S. House, and based on her testimony before a U.S. Senate committee this week, she hasn't learned from her mistakes.

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#FreeClaudia! CSULA student activist detained by border patrol

June 8, 2017

During Cal State Los Angeles' commencement, students and faculty protest to honor immigration activist Claudia Rueda, who was not there.

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Trans student’s victory in federal court gives LGBTQ rights advocates renewed hope

June 7, 2017

In order to use the boy’s bathroom in his high school—the bathroom which conforms with his gender identity—Ash Whitaker had to take the Kenosha Unified School District to court.

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Trump-DeVos budget threatens students, public schools, and working families

June 6, 2017

DeVos goes before a U.S. Senate committee to tout her destructive plan for students and public education.

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NY teacher’s win in state assembly election sends shock waves

June 5, 2017

"It doesn't matter what party you belong to. You still want clean drinking water. You still want great public schools," said the elementary school reading teacher.

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Trump-DeVos budget slashes career and technical education, despite need for skilled workers

June 2, 2017

There is broad bipartisan support in Congress to expand CTE programs. But the Trump administration's proposed funding cuts threaten any real progress.

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Trump’s health care bill puts millions of children in harm’s way

May 31, 2017

An estimated 5 million children ages 6 to 19 will lose their Medicaid eligibility with the cuts imposed by the American Health Care Act, or Trumpcare.

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Texas educators mobilize against new anti-sanctuary immigration law SB4

May 30, 2017

More than a thousand activists rallied at the Texas State Capitol to deliver a powerful message to the Texas State Legislature and Governor—SB4 is a racist law and we will not stop fighting until it is overturned.

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Activists fight for educator union-backed initiative to prevent bullying of Muslim students

May 26, 2017

Soon after the San Diego School Board launched a new initiative to make its schools safer and more welcoming for Muslim students, their program came under attack by right-wing extremist media.

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Educators fear Trump budget’s impact on students, public schools, and working families

May 25, 2017

Private school vouchers, a failed policy educators know doesn’t work, turn up as cornerstone of Trump-DeVos education budget

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