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NEA FundBREAKING: US Supreme Court deals setback to voucher proponents

06/25/2017

Court ruling keeps intact state constitutional provisions safeguarding public schools from voucher programs.

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DeVos’ Detroit charter school legacy is financial mismanagement, academic failure, dismal accountability

06/24/2017

DeVos and a group she funded are central figures in preventing the establishment of a commission to oversee charter school openings and closings in Detroit.

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Sacrificing children for tax cuts, Senate GOP leaders unveil secret health care bill

06/21/2017

Indications are that the Senate GOP leadership's health care plan will result in up to 16.5 million children losing their health care coverage.

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House looks to expand career and technical ed; Trump, DeVos plan to cut it

06/21/2017

House lawmakers are advancing a bill that aims to expand career and technical education, which is targeted for a 15 percent cut in the Trump-DeVos budget.

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Educators and NAACP persuade Hoosiers ethnic studies benefit everyone

06/19/2017

New law requires Indiana high schools to offer ethnic and racial studies as an elective course at least once a year.

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Nevada voucher defeat showcases why elections matter in resisting Trump-DeVos agenda

06/18/2017

Political action yields a pro-public schools legislature committed to stopping private school vouchers.

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Bipartisan bill urges full funding for special ed, in face of Trump-DeVos cuts to IDEA

06/16/2017

The Trump budget cuts special education, which is already critically underfunded. But a bipartisan group of lawmakers is looking to more than double IDEA funding over the next decade.

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