Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: Betsy DeVos

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.

DeVos’s education budget throws students to the loan sharks

It’s clear, no matter which company wins, the students lose.

Graduating students boo Betsy DeVos during commencement speech

“For someone to come and speak at my commencement that cannot relate to me or know what I have been through is kind of like a slap in the face.”

With eye on DeVos, students take fight for free higher education...

Students of higher education are joining together to stand up against U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and President Donald Trump.

Security detail protecting Education Secretary cost nearly $8M over 8 months

Narrowly confirmed after Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-50 tie in the Senate, DeVos is the first cabinet-level official to receive protection from the marshals service since 2009.

In the public schools, it’s been 1984 for quite awhile

Betsy DeVos is the face of corporate reform, displaying in stark, unlovely form the processes that have been eating away at public education since the beginning of this century.

The left is losing the war on education. Here’s how we...

After years of retreat, it’s time for a different tactic in the war on education.

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Demand A/C in all postal trucks

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

Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

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.

Los Angeles school board commits to renewable energy after months of grassroots campaigning

"This 100% Clean Energy school district commitment demonstrates what can happen when students, parents, teachers and school district leaders work to move the needle on climate."
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.