When asked this past week if she was using the crisis to push private school vouchers, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos replied, “Absolutely.”
In her latest book, Diane Ravitch explains how efforts to disrupt and privatize public education are doomed to failure.
Massachusetts voters rejected raising the cap on charter schools in 2016. The charter industry forged ahead anyway. Public school advocates were ready.
What’s new in public education this year? We see some trends emerging, including trauma-informed education, virtual reality, and more.
Refusing to stand by as their schools lose libraries, arts and music rooms, and computer labs, educators and parents are fighting back.
Does your state have charter laws that fall short of protecting students and leave taxpayers on the hook for fraud, waste, and abuse? Probably.
For the second time in 12 months, West Virginia educators have launched a statewide strike to stand up for students.
The ground is shifting under the charter school industry as educators lead a national uprising against school privatization.
2018 saw a historic mobilization by educators and big wins on election night. But the usual suspects made sure the news wasn’t all good.
Poor performance and shoddy financial practices have plagued the sector for years. Political pressure may finally bring oversight and accountability.