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NEA FundBen & Jerry’s agrees suppliers must treat farm workers like human beings: educators cheer

10/20/2017

“We teach the children of these farm workers, and it was important to us that we help their families.”

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Student-led movement leads to implementation of MD school district’s first-ever comprehensive transgender rights policy

10/20/2017

The data on the number of students who are bullied, who feel unsafe, and who have an active plan for suicide is shocking.

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Ten reasons to support the Dream Act

10/17/2017

Our Dreamers are students, educators, our neighbors and friends. Congress needs to act now!

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DeVos appearance meets strong pushback from public education activists in WA

10/16/2017

Educators tell DeVos her ideas are not welcome in the state of Washington

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VA race for governor draws Obama and highlights stakes for public education

10/14/2017

The DeVos voucher and charter school agenda has surfaced in the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races.

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Ethnic studies victories in Arizona come at critical time for the state and country

10/12/2017

This department didn’t come together overnight. It is the culmination of many years and even generations of struggle.

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Seattle Teacher: Dear Betsy DeVos, You’re Not Welcome Here

10/11/2017

Public education supporters have been protesting DeVos since her nomination as Secretary of Education...and her trip to Washington will be no different.

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