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The Billionaires Pushing Charter School Expansion in States

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:40
Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates.
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What Would a Merged Education and Labor Department Look Like?

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 20:11
Here's a breakdown of what could happen to key Education Department offices if the Trump administration's plan to combine the two agencies ever gets off the ground.
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With Onslaught of Emails and Ads, Conservative Groups Push Teachers to Drop Their Unions

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 20:55
Within days of the Supreme Court’s decision to abolish union fees for nonmembers, conservative groups—including ones with ties to Ed. Secretary Betsy DeVos—launched email, social media, and billboard campaigns to try to convince teachers not to join their unions.
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The Supreme Court Justices Are All Ivy Law Grads, But What About High School?

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 19:43
The latest nominee for the nation’s highest court attended the exclusive Georgetown Preparatory School, as did one sitting justice. But there’s a 5-4 split when it comes to public and private school alumni among the current nine justices.
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