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“Don’t deport our students’ dreams” say college educators as they go to battle for undocumented students

March 11, 2017

Educators are sounding the alarm that students have become actual targets and collateral damage in the Trump administration’s assault on immigrants.

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Educators fear health coverage will be taken from millions of students if ACA is repealed

March 10, 2017

Under a GOP proposal to slash Medicaid, millions of children will lose medical coverage. That will mean more barriers to learning for already vulnerable students, say educators.

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Flaws in Minnesota’s testing landscape work against student learning

March 10, 2017

New audit confirms Minnesota needs to reform state-mandated testing policies

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5 reasons charter schools are bad news for students

March 7, 2017

Charter schools need to be held to same rigorous standards as traditional public schools.

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Educators, parents, residents battle billionaire privatizers in LA school board races

March 6, 2017

"Our elections should be determined by our communities, not outside money from billionaires with a sordid history of failed privatization schemes like Betsy DeVos, the Walton family and Eli Broad."

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Three more school funding formulas under fire

March 5, 2017

School finance laws are under fire in Kansas, New Jersey, and Mississippi—where state leaders have shared a common tactic.

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Millions of educators take a stand for transgender students in advance of historic Supreme Court decision

March 3, 2017

"This is a public school and everybody is welcome as they are. The onus is on us to make any accommodations within our human power to help all of our students feel safe and happy.”

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Using union power to close the school-to-prison pipeline – a tale of two teachers

March 2, 2017

“I always had rapport with my students, but I realized I was too quick to put students out of my classroom and into the pipeline."

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Educators and community unite to build understanding and support for refugees

March 1, 2017

"It’s about how we can help these kids. With that kind of attitude things go really far."

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5 Things you WON’T hear Trump say before Congress

February 27, 2017

It's a pretty surefire bet that Trump won't be uttering ANY of these statements tomorrow evening before Congress.

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