Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: public education

Italy’s public schools add mandatory climate crisis courses to curriculum

This move puts Italy at the forefront of environmental education.

‘This was about the survival of public education:’ LA teachers claim...

Included in the agreement are pay increases for teachers, additional support staff in schools, smaller class sizes and the regulation of charter schools.

How the wealthy destroy public schools, one gift at a time

They’re certainly doing a good job of burning down 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.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.