Saturday, January 29, 2022

Tag: Department of Education

4 in 5 parents wish teachers taught climate change – but...

"In terms of teaching climate change, we could adequately fund education. In terms of society, we have to pass radical legislation to force people to act in the best interests of the planet."

Making American schools less great again

The action, a precursor to a strike, is a direct response to the inadequate funding in the upcoming state budget and a referendum on the continuing divestment in public education.

3 questions that ‘created havoc’ in Betsy DeVos’ Department of Education

It’s actually been endemic in the education policy world for years, particularly in how the federal government continues to hide its agenda to further privatize the nation’s public school system by creating and expanding charter schools.

Federal judge rules against Education Department in student borrower protection cases

"This is such an important win for student borrowers and anyone who cares about a government that operates under the rule of law."

Betsy DeVos needs an education on ethics

The student loan sharks who prey on veterans and single moms have a friend in Trump's education secretary.

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.”

Don’t trust business with education

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

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.”

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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How an undercover cop set back a climate movement

There had to have been some who were suspicious of Mark ‘Flash’ Stone when he first joined UK activists fighting climate change...

Wealthy progressives back primaries against Dems tanking party agenda

A group of wealthy progressives announced Thursday that it will support primary challenges against Rep. Henry Cuellar, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, and other...

New reports allege Texas oil and gas regulator’s lax enforcement

When a Canadian company started drilling for oil and gas near Jim and Sue Franklin’s ranch in a small Permian Basin town...

How the U.S. transportation system fuels inequality

For decades, the federal government has allocated about four times as much funding to roadways as it has to public transit such...

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.