When asked this past week if she was using the crisis to push private school vouchers, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos replied, “Absolutely.”
School privatization advocates continue to use the Court to push a political agenda that seeks to dismantle neighborhood public schools.
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.
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?
Targeting bullied students is one way voucher proponents in 2018 are doubling down on diverting scarce funding away from public schools.
Rural schools – and the 9 million students they serve – stand to lose big from the Trump-DeVos privatization agenda.
NEA President: Ruling is big setback for advocates of voucher programs that take taxpayer dollars out of public schools to divert them to private religious schools.
The fate of Betsy DeVos’ privatization agenda may hinge on the public’s ability to root out the euphemisms and codewords used to disguise the failure of school vouchers.
As the Trump-DeVos privatization agenda is unveiled, it’s clear that private school voucher programs fail students on every level.