President Trump said his immigration raids were designed to deport "bad dudes." Instead, students live in fear, Dreamers have been detained and working families have been separated.

After an Immigration Raid, a City’s Students Vanish

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Kennan Mirou and his family emigrated from Syria three years ago. He’s experienced Islamophobia first hand. So when he joined 27 other students from Mission High School in San Francisco and traveled 50 miles north to talk with students at Santa Rosa High School, in the predominantly white county seat of Sonoma County, he really didn’t know what to expect.

Empowered city students take diversity on the road - Education Votes

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Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has a long record of rulng against students with disabilities. Call your senators and tell them to vote NO on Gorsuch: 1-855-632-1921. Read more: [ Bddy.me Link ]
Because you and millions of other people took action, 24 million of the most vulnerable among us — children, the poor, the sick, and the elderly — will not lose their health care coverage under President Trump's American Health Care Act.
The Seattle school board got the message loud and clear—if they missed it in the chants and signs demanding “Ethnic Studies Now!” from the students, educators, and parents who packed last week’s public hearing, they heard in the flood of public testimony.

Students push Seattle school board to support ethnic studies as central to the American experience - Education Votes

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Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch had a bad, bad week: the US Supreme Court unanimously rejected his ruling on students with disabilities, and educators came to town to say he's wrong for the Supreme Court. Call your senators TODAY at 1-855-632-1921. Tell them to oppose Gorsuch.

Educators give senators an earful: students with disabilities deserve better than Gorsuch

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Fearing what might happen to the public school she attends, a second-grader wrote a note to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to tell her how much she loves her school.

8-Year-Old Sends Heartfelt Message About Her Public School To Betsy DeVos

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that school staff are to turn away Immigration agents unless they have a warrant. “I think parents are so afraid right now. They’re worried that an agent could literally come into the building and single out their child.”

New York City to immigration agents: stay out of our schools

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US Sen Durbin chastises Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch for his bare-bones education standard for students with disabilities, a standard rejected unanimously yesterday by the US Supreme Court. Call your senators, urge them to vote NO on Gorsuch: 1-855-632-1921.
SCAM ALERT: Hundreds of fake letters backing private school vouchers are sent to Texas lawmakers.

Fake Letters Provide Twist to School Voucher Debate

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U.S. Senator Patty Murray is right! The Trump-DeVos budget and its funding for private school vouchers would hurt students, teachers, #publicschools and entire communities!

Key Democratic senator outlines a case against school vouchers

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Trump-DeVos education budget would hit large urban districts--that are already suffering--pretty hard.

President Trump's education budget could bode poorly for large, urban districts like Cleveland

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Parents, educators, and lawmakers who support public schools are banding together on behalf of students and leading a strong resistance against using public tax dollars to pay for tuition at private schools.

Voucher legislation meets resistance from educators, parents, and elected leaders - Education Votes

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In a stunning ruling today, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's bare minimum education standard for students with disabilities. Missouri library paraprofessonal Kym McIntosh came to Congress to speak out for our most vulnerable students. Tell your senators to vote NO on Gorsuch: 1-855-632-1921.
The US Supreme Court rejects Neil Gorsuch's bare bones standard of educational benefits for students with disabilities. It's more important than ever to tell you senators to vote NO on Gorsuch: 1-855-632-1921.

BREAKING: The Supreme Court unanimously rules Gorsuch is wrong about students with disabilities

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Educators continue to sound the alarm about the Trump-DeVos budget and how bad it would be for students.

DeVos pushes for school vouchers

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"We think it's irresponsible to give money away to private schools when our public schools are struggling to make ends meet."

Education groups sue to stop private school funding in Michigan

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Educators, parents, elected leaders, and entire communities are pushing back on voucher proposals in Iowa.

School Choice Fight in Iowa May Preview the One Facing Trump

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With more than $9 billion in education cuts in the Trump-DeVos budget, here are five programs that serve millions of students that will see a massive effect.

5 education programs that will lose big under the Trump-DeVos budget - Education Votes

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