Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: Betsy DeVos

Accusations brought against Betsy DeVos’ Education Department for failing to negotiate...

“Secretary Betsy DeVos and her management team are attempting to strip employees of their collective bargaining rights and kill the union.”

Betsy DeVos can’t answer basic education questions

"I have not intentionally visited schools that are underperforming.”

Betsy DeVos’s attack on public education is just beginning

Devos continues to ignore key issues like racial integration of schools or rectify the harms of segregation.

How privatization cuts us in two, while public institutions make us...

More profits for the privatizers, more health concerns and expense and disdain for the public. 

Like her boss, Betsy DeVos makes a disaster all about herself

“It’s going to be a profit boom for charter schools, and it’s going to hasten the demise of traditional public schools.”

Wanted: Strong candidates who believe in public schools

What does it take to provide quality, top-notch education for our students?

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.

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.”

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Fruits of the twin roots of evil: Slavery and imperial expansion.

The bee is officially on the verge of extinction

With our own health and well-being directly linked to these insects, we have to make it a priority to ensure the bee population's survival.
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Sweden provides free higher education, universal healthcare, free daycare — why can’t the U.S.?

In Sweden, healthcare costs are largely subsided by the state. Daycare and preschool programs are mostly free. College and university are free. Public transportation is subsidized for many users.

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Bernie Sanders joins Des Moines climate strike, young people in 20 states begin sit-ins...

"If we have the courage to take on the fossil fuel industry and other special interests, if we have the courage to pass a Green New Deal, we can create up to 20 million good-paying jobs transforming our energy system.”