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Community-Based Organizations Make Their Picks for Secretary of Education to Replace Betsy DeVos

Yesterday national community-based, grassroots education organizations made their short list for US Secretary of Education public. Here is their open letter to President-elect Biden. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:November 23, 2020Contact Jitu Brown (773) 317-6343 Letter to President-elect Joe Biden President-elect Joseph Biden1401 Constitution Ave., NWWashington, DC 20230 Dear President-elect Biden, On behalf of the parents, students and community organizations that make up the

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Parents, Districts, and NAACP Win Major Victory over DeVos

I received the following press release from the Education Law Center about the DeVos defeat at the hands of the NAACP in court this past week. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late this afternoon, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in NAACP v. DeVos, striking down a rule that imposes unlawful conditions on

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Betsy DeVos wants $5 billion, Should we Oblige?

Betsy DeVos just proposed a $5 billion school choice proposal, asking the Congress for a national tax credit scholarship program that would allow parents to send their children to a private K-12 school of their choice. What are the particulars? She does not use the word “voucher” (likely because voters keep turning back the approach), but instead uses “education savings

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