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Trump’s tax plan: for students, families and schools, the devil is in the details

May 19, 2017

Working families, schools and public services such as health care are likely to lose big under the Trump tax plan.

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New generation of activists demands diversity in schools on Brown v Board anniversary

May 17, 2017

“Integration is about equitable resources, and how we get them to black and brown students.” - Jesse Hagopian

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LA school board races pit parents and educators against out-of-town billionaires

May 15, 2017

by Félix Pérez; image above: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings (l), Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Eli Broad Los Angeles voters go to the polls tomorrow in two of the most closely watched school board races in recent memory. On one side are parents and educators in the nation’s second-largest school district; on the other are … Continued

Aspiring educators tackle the school-to-prison pipeline before they get to the classroom

May 15, 2017

Many of our preservice teachers had never heard of the pipeline, but almost all of us will have students who could be touched by it.

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Education activists attend local town halls before congressional recess ends

May 12, 2017

From health care to education...there's definitely a lot to talk about.

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Seattle educators get their mojo going by embracing equity in collective bargaining

May 11, 2017

Seattle educators use collective bargaining to gain big equity wins for their students.

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After listening to parents and educators, lawmakers reject private school vouchers.

May 10, 2017

Despite what you hear Betsy DeVos say...vouchers are bad for students, public schools, and entire communities.

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Educators, students and communities stand up for immigrants in May 1st events across the country

May 9, 2017

Educators, activists and community leaders rallied in state capitols, marched in the streets and took action in their communities to call out the danger of divesting from our communities to build walls and perpetuate fear.

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FL educator starts petition against DeVos’s HBCU commencement address

May 8, 2017

DeVos's scheduled Bethune-Cookman University address sparks controversy as students take closer look at her policies.

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Lacking oversight, charter schools squandered $223 mil of your tax dollars

May 7, 2017

New Report: Without more oversight, millions of additional taxpayer dollars could be lost to charter school waste, fraud, and abuse.

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