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Tag: public education

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.

Wanted: Strong candidates who believe in public schools

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

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.

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.

Trump picks Ben Carson for dept of education

should Trump really take the steps to add ben Carson to his cabinet?

Public School Activists Stage Nationwide Rally to Prioritize Education

With the elections coming up, parents, educators, community organizers and progressive activists are focusing on the public school system and the need for governmental focus.

The Importance of Public Education

“The proper focus of authentic education is not ingestion and disgorgement of information like trained seals clapping their flippers on command but a process of development that leads to critical thinking and life-long learning skills.”

Throwing Public Education Under the Bus

Now the small-minded budget slashers won’t even pay for bus rides? It's time we invest fully in public education to get the future we want for our children.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe to block Keystone...

"TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe."

Six dictators who divided children from parents

Separating children from their families has been characteristic of the biggest dictators of the modern era.

First plaintiff goes to trial against Monsanto claiming RoundUp to blame for terminal cancer

With thousands of cases being brought against Monsanto, the company's infamous weed-killer, RoundUp, is to blame by many cancer sufferers.

The Bible’s message on separating immigrant children from parents is a lot different from...

Scripture commands Christians to help the poor, to recognize the importance of the family, and to criticize unjust laws.

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