Saturday, May 25, 2024

Tag: public schools

Is the right wing ‘whitewashing’ the history curriculum taught in public...

A fight over new history curriculum standards in Virginia is part of a nationwide campaign to undermine public schools and prevent educators from teaching the truth about America’s inequality.

Community schools were working in Oakland, but the district is shutting...

The school district was at the forefront of a public education model that is gaining national popularity—but its decision undercuts what the community appreciates about each school’s custom offerings that put students first.

A school system goes to hell and back again

A pandemic year of hope, trauma, and tragedy, up close and personal.

Diane Ravitch: Biden’s pick for education secretary must overturn DeVos’s attack...

“He’s not Betsy DeVos, and every educator in America, or almost every educator, will be thrilled about that.”

President Trump threatens to cut federal funding for schools who do...

The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy. The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy.

How might Covid-19 change our schools long-term?

What happens in the short-term will certainly be determined within the next several weeks. How institutions will deal with the longer-term impacts of this crisis are yet to be seen.

What school segregation looks like in the US today, in 4...

"All regions of our country and rural and metropolitan areas alike have changing patterns of segregation that demand the public’s attention and action."

‘A Thurgood Marshall Plan for Public Education:’ Bernie Sanders unveils 10-point...

"The United States, as the wealthiest country in history, should have the best education system in the world...sadly, that is not the case today."

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

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

Why the new push for charter schools should anger progressives

Surveys find that Americans have increased confidence in public schools while support for charter schools has dropped by double digit percentages among Democrats and Republicans.

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Low-life Supremes openly break supreme perfidy records

Without term limits and strong ethics log,/ Our fate mimics that water-boiled frog.

Sanders and Omar push to end $17 billion in fossil fuel subsidies with new...

Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar reintroduce legislation to eliminate federal subsidies for fossil fuel companies, aiming to save taxpayers $170 billion over the next decade.

FCC proposes mandating AI disclosure in political ads to safeguard election integrity

This move aims to enhance transparency and protect voters from deceptive practices.

Smotrich proposes financial sanctions and settlement expansion in response to Palestinian state recognition

The far-right minister outlined six immediate steps to target the Palestinian Authority (PA) following the recognition by Spain, Norway, and Ireland.

Elon Musk’s ‘thermonuclear’ lawsuit forces Media Matters to lay off dozens amid financial strain

Months after Elon Musk’s defamation lawsuit, Media Matters announces layoffs, citing the financial burden of the ongoing legal battle.