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by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 27, 2020

Trump's School Opening Plan is Deadly

As COVID-19 continues to spike across the country, Trump is continuing to demand that schools reopen for in-person classes in just a few short weeks.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 13, 2020

Trump and DeVos Have No Plan to Reopen Schools

Last week, Trump announced that schools would reopen in the fall regardless of the situation around COVID-19. He even took to Twitter to threaten states with a reduction in funding if they do not...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 09, 2020

NEA President Dares Trump to Spend a Day in a Classroom

On Wednesday, Trump threatened states and school districts that chose not to open in the fall. In a tweet Trump said the following: In Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and many other countries...

by Brian Young | on Jun 08, 2020

1.5 Million Government Employees Laid Off

One hundred days into the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown, almost all states and local municipalities have begun to reopen. Even New York City, the hardest-hit area in the country, has entered Phase 1...

by Brian Young | on May 15, 2020

Fired over Distance Learning

Teachers in Tiverton, Rhode Island are rallying to support their union President who was fired from her teaching job for advocating for her members as the district instituted distance learning...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 29, 2020

Teachers Will Strike if Trump Forces School ReOpen

On a call with the nation’s Governors on Monday, Trump suggested that states consider reopening schools before the end of the year, saying “Many are thinking about their school system....

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 28, 2020

McConnell Refusing to Pay Police Pensions

In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the following:

by Guest Post | on Feb 13, 2020

Teachers Unions: End Active School Shooter Drills

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund (Everytown), the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Education Association r (link is external)released a new (link is external)report (...

by Brian Young | on Aug 01, 2018

Lebron James Makes a Huge Investment in Public Education

National Basketball Players Association First Vice President Lebron James opened a new school in Akron Ohio this week. Arguably the greatest basketball player ever, James joins a long list of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 06, 2018

In Response to Janus, NEA Cuts Budget by $50 Million

As teachers got together this week in Minnesota for the annual meeting of the National Education Association (NEA), the country’s largest public-sector union, they met under much higher stakes...

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