Bill Nye The Science Guy: "They are hiring the least qualified people on the planet to run the agencies, such as Mr. Pruitt at the EPA and Ms. DeVos at the department of education."
Bill Nye The Science Guy They are hiring the least qualified people

Bill Nye: Pruitt, DeVos are 'the least qualified' to run their agencies

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Cynthia Evans
Nancy Albano Zaehringer
The Trump-DeVos budget eliminates funding for after-school services and teacher recruitment and professional development, while taking $1.4 billion for voucher and charter schemes. Read more: [ Educationvotes.nea.org Link ]
The TrumpDeVos budget eliminates funding for afterschool services and teacher re
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Maryland educators are applauding new legislation that will dramatically reduce over-testing in the state.
Maryland educators are applauding new legislation that will dramatically reduce

Maryland gives students more time to learn, less time taking standardized tests - Education Votes

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At Gov. Larry Hogan's behest, two Cabinet members boycotted a meeting of a little- known state committee Thursday, effectively putting on hold at least $113 million worth of school construction projects across the state.
At Gov Larry Hogans behest two Cabinet members boycotted a meeting of

Boycott by Hogan officials puts $113 million in school construction money in limbo

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Unfortunately, this kind of profiteering by unaccountable charter school operators on the backs of students is all too common.
Unfortunately this kind of profiteering by unaccountable charter school operators on the

Third Universal Charter Closes in Milwaukee in Six Months Costing MPS Nearly a Million Dollars

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Marva Herndon
Unqualified secretary of education. $1.4 billion for vouchers. Jettisoned student borrower protections. Elimination of after-school program funding. This is just some of the damage Trump and DeVos have inflicted on students and public schools.
Unqualified secretary of education 14 billion for vouchers Jettisoned student bo

Nearing the 100-day mark in office, Trump-DeVos education failures keep coming - Education Votes

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Cheryl Mendelsohn
Unless state lawmakers act, options include increasing class sizes for older students, cutting art and music classes, laying off teachers and reassigning students.
Unless state lawmakers act options include increasing class sizes for older students

Parents, students and teachers urge NC lawmakers to save school arts and PE

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Stand with the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools on May 1 to demand that every community have quality public schools where all students, regardless of their immigration status, are welcome and safe, and their families are respected ([ Reclaimourschools.org Link ]. SHARE this video. #BuildSchoolsNotWalls
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Just like this courageous girl, educators are using the congressional recess to warn lawmakers about the destructive Trump-DeVos budget. Find out how you can speak out at your member of Congress' local town hall: [ Educationvotes.nea.org Link ]
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#Voucher schemes--which Ed Sec. Betsy DeVos loves so well--often leave special-needs students stripped of their federal rights and benefits.
Voucher schemeswhich Ed Sec Betsy DeVos loves so welloften leave specialneeds students

One of Betsy DeVos' favorite programs makes special-needs kids give up federal benefits

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Charlane Banathy
A Florida teacher recently told lawmakers that she loses more than a month to "test prep."
A Florida teacher recently told lawmakers that she loses more than a month to "test prep"

Orange County teacher: 37 days lost yearly to 'test prep'

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Don Prestia
Barbara Gammaitoni
The Trump-DeVos voucher proposal will force taxpayers to pay for two education systems, taking resources from students who need it most. Tell Congress not to divert scarce public school funding for voucher schemes: [ Bddy.me Link ]
The TrumpDeVos voucher proposal will force taxpayers to pay for two education
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Darlene Doyle Price
When you can't answer legitimate questions about how much taxpayer money is being spent via vouchers at private and religious schools...lash out at the press. That's what Arizona's State Superintendent Diane Douglas did.
When you cant answer legitimate questions about how much taxpayer money is

Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas lashes out over report on vouchers

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Jack King
BREAKING: LAUSD School Board votes 4 to 3 to endorse CA legislative bills supporting accountability, transparency, and accessibility at charter schools. Thanks for your YES votes and for standing up for sustainability of public ed in LA: Board Member SteveZimmer Dr. Richard Vladovic Scott M Schmerelson George McKenna. Motion endorses AB 1360, AB 1478, and SB 808.
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“I am not going to give up my voice and have someone else do it. That’s my job as a citizen, an educator, and an advocate for students.” -- Washington educator Pam Kruse
I am not going to give up my voice and have someone

Educators use congressional recess to warn lawmakers about destructive Trump-DeVos budget - Education Votes

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Geraldine Kerr
The average educator paid more federal income taxes than GE and 17 other Fortune 500 corporations from 2008-15. Tell your members of Congress it's time for the nation’s wealthiest corporations and citizens to pay their fair share: [ Bddy.me Link ]
The average educator paid more federal income taxes than GE and 17
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It's time for the nation’s wealthiest corporations and citizens to pay their fair share. Tell your members of Congress to make an economy that works for everyone, not just the wealthy. [ Bddy.me Link ]
Its time for the nations wealthiest corporations and citizens to pay their
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A group of like-minded educators in Washington’s Rainier School District formed the Rainier Educators of Color Network to create opportunities for educators of color to fellowship with other educators and families, advocate for their needs, and give voice to issues important to their community.
A group of likeminded educators in Washingtons Rainier School District formed the

Educators take bold steps to challenge schools and communities to have a conversation about race

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