Education Archives

‘Harsh Punishment’ – Trump and DeVos Push Back of Student Protections Is Sending Black Kids to Jail

April 23, 2018

Shutdown of Texas Schools Probe Shows Trump Administration Pullback on Civil Rights By Annie Waldman ProPublica Beside a highway in Bryan, Texas, tucked between a motorcycle bar and the county jail, stands a low-slung, sprawling complex with tinted windows, sandstone walls…

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Elizabeth Warren Slams DeVos ‘The Worst Secretary of Education This Country Has Ever Seen’

March 2, 2018

Warren Gives Trump’s Education Secretary an f- Back in late-March 2017, populist Senator Elizabeth Warren launched a campaign initiative called “DeVos Watch.” As the name implies, it was designed to increase awareness and accountability for the actions of President Trump’s…

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Chilling Exclusive Interview: Her ‘Favorite Teacher’ Was The Latest School Shooter

March 1, 2018

Survivor to NRA: ‘I DARE YOU’ To Say Arming Teachers Is Safe My first instinct when I heard that an armed teacher discharged his handgun and fired a bullet through a window at Dalton High School Wednesday afternoon was probably…

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GOP’s Tax Plan Enriching the Rich is the Return of ‘Voodoo Economics’

November 9, 2017

Christian Weller, University of Massachusetts Boston Republicans in Congress recently released more details of their tax plan, which they say would boost economic growth and lower the burden on middle-income households. They hope to pass a bill into law by…

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Internet rejoices as school honoring Confederate leader to be renamed for Barack Obama

October 18, 2017

School Named After Jefferson Davis To Become Barack Obama And The Internet Loves It It will be a long time before the controversy regarding places and things receiving taxpayer dollars and honoring the traitorous side of the Civil War will…

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New Poll Shows Just How Much Republicans Hate Higher Education

July 10, 2017

Majority Of Republicans Think Colleges And Universities Are Bad For America In case you haven’t noticed, conservative Republicans have been ramping up their attacks on colleges and universities lately. Their hatred of these institutions of higher learning has recently centered…

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GOP Rep: Education Should Be a ‘Privilege’, Not a Right

May 2, 2017

We Don’t Need No Education With the installation of uber-wealthy Republican donor Betsy DeVos as Secretary  of Education, Conservatives have been growing more open in their disdain of the entire premise of public schooling. You know, the crazy idea that…

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BREAKING: Trump Launches Attacks on 2 Signature Michelle Obama Programs

May 1, 2017

Trump Attacks Poor Children to Attack Michelle Obama During her 8 years as First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama developed a number of education and health programs to help young people generally, and young girls specifically, both in…

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As US Demonizes Immigrants, Canada Grants Malala Honorary Citizenship (VIDEO)

April 12, 2017

Canada recognizes importance of immigrants, grantS Malala YOUSAFZAI special honor While U.S. President Donald Trump continues to demonize immigrants and seemingly does everything possible to keep them away from the country, Canada just granted Malala Yousafzai a very special honor. Just one day after being named…

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Studies Conclude: Majority of Trump Voters Motivated By Racism—Not Just Economic Concerns

April 7, 2017

Trump voters are hypocrites A recent study published by American National Election Studies (ANES) confirms what many of us already suspected: That most voters who supported Trump weren’t doing so because of his economic policies. They were doing it because…

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