Utah teacher and NEA President Lily Eskelsen García explains why Betsy DeVos, a billionaire leader of public school privatization efforts, is a "horrible" pick for US Education Secretary. Learn more about why DeVos is the wrong pick here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Betsy DeVos, billionaire mega-donor and Donald Trump's pick for US Education Secretary, has no classroom experience and has funded multiple efforts to privatize public education. Read more at [ Bit.ly Link ]
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San Francisco teacher Fakhra Shah and Teaching Tolerance Director Maureen Costello offer practical advice for educators on how to address bias and hate in schools.
The Obama order that provides certain undocumented youth brought here as children, or DREAMers, temporary permission to study and work in the U.S. is "both lawful and rational," says former US Homeland Security secretary.
90% of more than 100,000 K–12 educators surveyed nationwide report that school climate has been negatively affected by the presidential election results. Pledge to stand up and speak up for students. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A growing number of districts and cities have taken similar action, prompted by growing fear among immigrant students that they or their families might be deported by the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump.
"Donald Trump has done so much damage to many of my students’ sense of hope and belonging that it will take years to overcome. My students are losing faith in our government to do and be what is best for us as a nation." --Iowa teacher Maggie Mnayer