Sunday, February 16, 2020

Tag: public schools

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.

Like her boss, Betsy DeVos makes a disaster all about herself

“It’s going to be a profit boom for charter schools, and it’s going to hasten the demise of traditional public schools.”

In the public schools, it’s been 1984 for quite awhile

Betsy DeVos is the face of corporate reform, displaying in stark, unlovely form the processes that have been eating away at public education since the beginning of this century.

Governments need to look beyond education rankings and focus on inequities...

At best international rankings are a distraction – but basing policies on the rankings while ignoring the more important evidence these international surveys present is unlikely to address the key issue of inequity in our system.

Drastic education cuts could be coming under Trump

The U.S. Department of Education probably won’t be abolished, but will it be effective?

Monsanto’s Toxic Chemicals Lurking in 26,000 U.S. Public Schools

“Supporters are calling on the EPA to survey school systems nationwide and update its records to better assess the scope of potential PCB hazards in schools.”

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.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

The red-baiting of Bernie Sanders has already begun and is already laughable

Executions of enemies on the National Mall?

Citizen Mike: The Bloomberg campaign is a threat to the Democratic Party’s 2020 chances

If the 2020 U.S. presidential election does become the ‘battle of billionaires’, the real losers will be the country’s working people.