Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: Public school

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

School vouchers have been a disaster—now advocates are trying to rename...

What you need to know about education savings accounts, a kind of “super-voucher.”

An unlikely city in the South could be home to a...

Advocates for school improvement in Jackson, Mississippi, want investments in education infrastructure, not more charter schools and privatization.

Parents like their public schools, no matter how much the charter...

Branding public schools as “failed” institutions is more about politics than education.

Saving our schools starts with spending less on the military

Imagine if we invested in them rather than war.

Betsy DeVos is gone, but her education agenda is rolling out...

Her efforts to privatize public schools are being rolled out in state legislatures across the country.

Yes, schools can improve; Here’s how

Faced with two utterly misguided directions for education policy, some argue for a “centrist solution,” as if meeting in the middle of two bad ideas can somehow produce something good.

Why We Need Democratic Socialism to Fix Our Educational System

Children aren't products to be bought and sold. The profit motive should end at the front door of the public school.

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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Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

White House says GOP bill would force ‘one of the biggest Medicare benefit cuts’...

"House Republicans are trying to slash lifelines for middle-class families on behalf of rich special interests," said a White House spokesperson.

Outrage as Biden Administration recommends major Alaska oil project

"The project is “drastically out of step with the Biden administration’s goals to slash climate pollution and transition to clean energy,” but that “it’s not too late for him to step up and pull the plug on this carbon bomb."

‘More training’ is not the answer to police terror

The death of Tyre Nichols doesn’t have to be in vain – there are numerous opportunities for action at the local and national level to rein in out of control police terror.

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."