Tell your senator to vote "no" for Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

If you believe in and support community public schools please use the link below to tell your Senators to vote NO on Betsy DeVos. Betsy DeVos believes in school privatization and vouchers. She has worked to undermine efforts to regulate Michigan charters, even when they clearly fail. The "marketplace" solution of DeVos will destroy our democratically governed community schools. Her hostility towards public schools disqualifies her as Secretary of Public Education.
 

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Hoosier Education Wire

11-18-16

Teacher's focus on history pays off

Congratulations to Michael Potts, a Brown County Junior High School teacher and Ellettsville resident, who has been named the 2016 Caleb Mills Indiana History Teacher of the Year. The schools in Brown County have done exemplary work in teaching history in recent years. That’s been showcased by the fact that Potts and his students have won two national titles and two runner-up titles in a program called “We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution.”

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Trump fails a crucial test

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about Donald Trump's education policies amd how they would devastate our public education system.

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Michigan Legislature lashes out at Detroit schools

The Michigan House of Representatives, ignoring fierce opposition from the Democratic minority, passed a dead-of-night financial aid package for Detroit Public Schools that had been twisted into a partisan screed against Detroit teachers and school employees.

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How the teacher shortage could turn into a crisis

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the looming teacher shortage our public schools face and how we can address the challenge before it turns into a crisis.

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