Monday, July 24, 2017

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College was once free and for the public good – What happened?

Students didn’t have to worry about tuition and debt until higher education became more about personal gain than contributing to society.

Republicans are right: Going to college hurts

Women owe two-thirds of the nation’s outstanding $1.3 trillion student loan debt.

Don’t trust business with education

Greasy politicians use education funds to enrich corporations – and themselves.

Why teachers don’t trust Betsy DeVos, and neither should you

While DeVos gives the silent treatment to news organizations, public officials, rights advocates, and educators, she maintains an open-door policy for those prone to agree with her.

Should we entrust our schoolchildren to corporate profiteers?

The DeVos couple are pushing plutocratic policies that reject our country's one-for-all, all-for-one egalitarianism.

U.S. Senators: Heartland Institute mailings to grade school science teachers ‘possibly fraudulent’

This group of senators now wants DeVos to answer detailed questions about her contacts with the Heartland Institute.

Betsy DeVos won’t protect LGBTQ students

“Today, the Secretary of Education ... refused to affirm that she would put forward a program that would ban discrimination based on the LGBTQ status of students or ban discrimination based on religion.”

It’s a scam

The irony is obvious - taking money from the taxpaying public to destroy a vital public institution that, unlike charter schools, must take all comers.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren vows to hold Education Secretary accountable

“It’s Betsy Devos’s job to put students – not predatory colleges and the student loan industry – first.”

DeVos budget robs from poor kids to fund schools that discriminate

What Trump and DeVos are proposing in this budget is not only to take resources away from students, but to turn around and give more money to schools that would potentially discriminate against them.