Trump’s education secretary seemed to be at war with the idea of public education. How much can Joe Biden roll back her legacy?
Critics charge DeVos is exploiting a national public-health crisis to promote her agenda of privatizing public education.
Will the school bond’s failure serve as a wake-up call to pass a Proposition 13 reform initiative in November?
The Chicago Teachers Union framed its fight as a struggle against the city’s gross inequities between rich and poor families.
It’s Betsy’s world and scholars just live in it.
A new report reveals that last year the state came up short about 8,000 of the 24,000 fully credentialed teachers it needed.
Meanwhile, Oakland teachers break out the picket signs and LAUSD discovers the joys of transparency.
State superintendent’s race turns angry. Trump says gender is all in the crotch. Math scores dive.
In final weeks of race, pro-charter forces fill the coffers. DeVos fails to kill student debt relief rule. The kids are alright with socialism.
Wanted: Black College Students (just not at our college). Diane Ravitch’s Power Elitists. An inconvenient truth for LAUSD.
Why Betsy can’t count. How school kids lost 11 million days of class. Will CAVA cave?
Tensions mount between L.A. teachers and the city’s public school district. Betsy DeVos’ No Gun Left Behind grants. Will California’s charter school law be revised after 26 years?
DeVos takes an ax to student-loan forgiveness. A charter school folds in Los Angeles, while striking Banning teachers walk the line.
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When the DeVoses’ 164-foot yacht was untied from a Huron, Ohio dock, it was flying a flag of the Cayman Islands.
The Social Justice Humanitas Academy is one of a handful of community schools that have been dramatically closing opportunity and achievement gaps in some of Los Angeles’ toughest neighborhoods.
When American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten traveled the country during her annual national back-to-school tour this year, she purposely weighted her itinerary with stops at schools whose parents had overwhelmingly voted for Donald Trump.
Does anyone really want a handful of corporations, the likes of McDonald’s and Burger King, teaching children and locking people up in prison?
Like many Southern cities, Clinton, Mississippi, bears the scars of American slavery. A road cutting through the city’s center marks a key route used by slave traders in the decades before the Civil War.