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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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Lead #Resistance against DeVos! Help us defeat a Public Education Privatizer!

I am organizing a fundraiser for Tony Thurmond’s campaign for California Superintendent of Public Instruction. Will you please pitch in today at https://act.myngp.com/TonyThurmond/august30 so we can defeat Marshall Tuck and his public education privatizer/ reformer supporters? Donations of EVERY size matter. Marshall Tuck, his opponent, has millions, but we have people power. Thurmond is also endorsed by the Network For

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Is DeVos Planning Assault On Latino Student Services?

Dr. Rose Castro Feinberg (FIU) and Dr. Deb Palmer (University of Colorado) recently contacted me and expressed concerned that Betsy DeVos’s team is mulling a significant assault on the organization of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), the main K-12 arm of the U.S. Department of Education. EdWeek writes (Although, I must say, I am NOT a fan

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