The Seattle school board got the message loud and clear—if they missed it in the chants and signs demanding “Ethnic Studies Now!” from the students, educators, and parents who packed last week’s public hearing, they heard in the flood of public testimony.
This week the US Supreme Court unanimously rejected Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch's bare minimum education standard for students with disabilities.
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Trump-DeVos budget promises millions for voucher schemes that provide a false choice for students, families.
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With more than $9 billion in education cuts in the Trump-DeVos budget, here are 5 programs that will be seeing a massive impact.
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Gorsuch, Trump and DeVos each have troubling records when it comes to individuals with disabilities.
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Even though they managed to make changes to the bill, educators say HB 520 is still bad news for students, public schools.
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As NEA begins nominations for the 2017 Social Justice Activist of the Year Award, we had the opportunity to catch up with last year’s awesome winners—the Union City Educators.
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The Trump administration is proposing concrete steps to divert $1.4 billion in taxpayer money to private and charter schools.
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Homeless liaison Jonathan Houston--who has experienced homelessness himself--cheers promising new provisions in ESSA.
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President Trump and Secretary of Education DeVos used a private school Florida to kick off their campaign to promote the privatization of public schools.