By permitting taxpayer funding of private religious schools, the Court just joined the far-right agenda to undermine public education.
When asked this past week if she was using the crisis to push private school vouchers, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos replied, “Absolutely.”
The coronavirus pandemic has underscored equity challenges across U.S. public schools. “We’re all grappling with the unknown,” says high school teacher.
In her latest book, Diane Ravitch explains how efforts to disrupt and privatize public education are doomed to failure.
School privatization advocates continue to use the Court to push a political agenda that seeks to dismantle neighborhood public schools.
The new decade would be off to a great start if we could just discard a few of the policies, schemes, and myths that have undermined public education for too long.
It doesn’t matter what you call it. If the result is more money for private schools and less for public schools, it’s a voucher.
For the second time in 12 months, West Virginia educators have launched a statewide strike to stand up for students.
School voucher proponents insist low-income students benefit more from private schools. Wrong, say researchers at the University of Virginia.
A new “report card” grades each state on commitment to public education and resistence to charter schools and voucher programs. How did your state rank?