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Tag: public education

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.

Are Private Schools Better than Public?

Our public school system may be the best in the world. However, poverty, coupled with the fact that the people in charge are ignoring facts and turning instead to the corporate profit-seekers, is debilitating to the system.

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Inequality out of control: The average 1% household made over $2.5 million in the...

With inequality ripping us apart, and with few of our national leaders willing or able to confront the problem, we may never again be an equitable and functional society.

Here’s how many health problems improved when people stopped eating so many GMO foods

An overwhelming majority of people reported that their conditions were significantly improved, nearly gone or completely recovered.

The backlash against the bullies

The revolt against Trump is a backlash against bullying in all its forms.

Our Unity Must Be Forged in the Fires of Solidarity – (2018 Peace Calendar)

This year's Peace Calendar is full of frameable artwork and inspiring stories that remind us of what can be accomplished when we join together in solidarity.

The Trump doctrine

Making nuclear weapons usable again.

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