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Tag: Public school

The defeat of a school voucher program reveals the truth within...

The momentum for education savings accounts is increasing across the country, and public education advocates say they will endanger neighborhood schools.

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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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas leaders for war crimes and...

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor applies for arrest warrants against Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Defense Minister Gallant, and top Hamas leaders, charging them with war crimes and crimes against humanity from the October 7 attacks and ensuing Gaza conflict.