Trump’s education cuts show it’s not the economy, stupid; it’s just mean stupidity

Remember President Donald Trump’s State of the Union addresses last February and in particular in January 2018 amid a wave…

3 years ago

Opinion: Trump Unleashes Hell By Rescinding Transgender Kids’ Protection

By following evangelical preachers’ edict to legalize discrimination against school-age children, Trump unleashed his theocrats and set a dangerous precedent.

5 years ago

Trump’s Education Secretary’s “School Choice” Movement Undermines Public Education

Efforts to undermine unions diminish democratic operations in our schools and disempower those who are most attuned to what our…

6 years ago

The Endless War on Terror: Remembering 9/11 and Knowing Our Neighbors

In the midst of our tributes to the first responders of then and now, in our gratefulness for those who…

6 years ago

I Showed My Male Students How It Feels To Be a Woman In Congress

The idea was to illustrate how guys would feel knowing that girls would ultimately be responsible for policies that directly…

6 years ago

School Board Allows Pepper Spray In School Suggesting Use Against Transgender Students

"It may be a pretty valuable tool to have on the female students if they go to the bathroom, not…

6 years ago

Overwhelming Majority of Voters Want To Rein In Charter Schools

A new nationwide poll shows the American people overwhelmingly agree that public education should not exist to enrich and profit…

6 years ago

Islamophobes Closed A Virginia County’s Schools and Caused A Tenured Professor’s Suspension

Both the school district shuttering and University suspension center around the GOP and evangelical movement's current cause, Islamophobia

6 years ago

Scott Walker And ALEC Allow High School Dropouts To Teach High School

Of course, anything 'stupid' Republicans conceive of is always at the behest of their funding machine the Koch brothers and…

7 years ago

President Obama Doing the Same Thing and Expecting Different Results?

If there is one thing Republicans and the Obama Administration love more than pandering to Wall Street, it is the…

7 years ago

Fox & Friends Outraged That Students are Learning about Islam

Fox & Friends wonders if students learned that the Qur'an says to kill nonbelievers, ignoring that their Bible says the…

7 years ago

Michigan Republican Says Schools Should be a Ministry of the Church

When Pink Floyd sang that "we don't need no education," I don't think church ministries are what they had in…

7 years ago

Debunking A Union-Hating, Walker-Loving Columnist

Another syndicated scribe has taken to slashing and burning unions. He's a Tribune News Service columnist. Just another highly paid,…

7 years ago

GOP Governors Slash Education To Grow Their Ignorant Base 

Because Republicans depend on "the widespread ignorance of objective reality," their fascist threat to democracy is only succeeding due to…

7 years ago

More Shame – Over Half Of Public School Students Live In Poverty

Instead of any real measures or support to address the crushing income disparity between the 1% and the rest of…

7 years ago

Inconvenient Truth: America’s Public Schools Are Among Highest Achieving In The World

If, as privatization "reformers" in Republican, corporate, and Obama Education Department claim that America's public schools are dire failures, then…

7 years ago

Fox Bristles At Colorado Students Thinking For Themselves Beyond Pizza And The Bible

During the past week, hundreds of students in Colorado were protesting conservative efforts to infuse their ideology and religion in…

8 years ago

Home School Advocacy Group Fear Mongers Against Common Core To Fundraise Against Birth Control

The right wing war on education continues.  One of the most active organizations in the right wing's fight against Common…

8 years ago

In A Victory for Public Education Judge Says NC School Vouchers Are Unconstitutional

The judge, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood, identified the Republican legislation, "Opportunity Scholarship Program," as a scam to "siphon money…

8 years ago

Right-Wing Billionaires To Use California Ruling to Nationally Crush Teachers’ Unions

e group of Silicon Valley billionaires is now preparing to file the exact same lawsuit, likely using nine different students'…

8 years ago