Category Archives: voting and elections

Texas teacher elected to state Senate in Oklahoma

  At least two new governors were among educators or former educators elected to public office this week, according to Education Dive. The successful candidates also include David Bullard, a Denison (Texas) ISD history and government teacher, who lives across … Continue reading

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You can vote for the past, or you can vote for a better future

  If you didn’t vote early, you have a choice on Tuesday. You can vote for the past, or you can vote for a better future. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick want you to vote for … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz and Betsy DeVos are school privatization partners

  One thing is certain about whatever Ted Cruz may claim he has “accomplished” for public education during his time in the U.S. Senate: educators and school children can’t afford more of the same. First, he voted to confirm Betsy … Continue reading

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You have demonstrated and tweeted for education, but nothing will change if you don’t vote

  You are an educator. All year you have been reading stories about underpaid and under-appreciated educators. You have been watching video clips of angry teachers marching, demonstrating and walking off their jobs to protest low pay and underfunded classrooms … Continue reading

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