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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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DeVos promotes vouchers for religious schools

  Betsy DeVos, the Trump Cabinet officer in charge of destroying public education, was in New York City recently, complaining once again about good public policy and vowing to do away with it. This time, DeVos’ ill-informed scorn was directed … Continue reading

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Wealthy home-schooler, voucher promoter joins the campaign against educator voting

  The campaign to scare educators into staying away from the polls has now widened to include a group with a deliberately misleading name and a Texas-sized reputation for mean-spirited political intimidation. Empower Texans has joined the attack against educators. … Continue reading

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Neglecting health care for kids while boosting the wealthy; how did your representative vote?

  Passing that awful tax bill on the eve of the holidays was bad enough, but the majority in Congress compounded the felony by failing to renew the Children’s Health Insurance Program before 2017 drew to a close. A CHIP … Continue reading

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