Monday, June 27, 2022

Tag: 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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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Ugly side of Trump’s 2020 lies and bullying come before committee 

Trump-directed mobs threaten officials who wouldn’t cheat for him.

The current US Supreme Court is not constitutionally legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Ten ways billionaires avoid taxes on an epic scale

After a year of reporting on the tax machinations of the ultrawealthy, ProPublica spotlights the top tax-avoidance techniques that provide massive benefits to billionaires.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.