Thursday, May 30, 2024

Tag: public schools

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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Trump pledges to crush campus protests, deport Pro-Palestinian demonstrators, shocking donors

At a private donor event, Trump promises to expel student protesters and curb pro-Palestinian movements on campuses, revealing his hard-line stance.

The truth about Trumponomics

The MAGA agenda would make nearly every aspect of your life more expensive, while making the richest Americans even richer.

Israel’s attacks on Gaza’s health workers: Hundreds killed, thousands injured amid devastating siege

Israeli forces have killed over 700 health care workers and targeted medical facilities 450 times since Oct. 7, according to a report...

Second IDF attack in Rafah kills 21 amid global outrage over initial massacre

As international condemnation grows over the IDF's bombing of a Rafah refugee camp that killed 45, another strike claims the lives of 21 more, intensifying calls for an end to the violence.

US-backed Rafah massacre: Calls for immediate suspension of Israeli aid after 45 civilians killed

International outrage mounts as images of the Rafah bombing reveal horrific civilian casualties, prompting demands for the U.S. to cease military support for Israel.