BATS Issue a Statement on the Election Results

Diane Ravitch's blog

The following statement was sent to me by the executive director of the BadAss Teachers Association (BATS), which represents more than 80,000 teachers across the nation.

I hope that President-Elect Trump addresses their concerns soon.

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The Badass Teachers Association, an education activist organization of over 80,000, remains undaunted in our efforts to save public education and fight for social justice for ALL communities. The election campaign was one filled with vile hatred toward immigrants, people with disabilities, Muslims, the LGBTQ community, Jews, People of Color, and women. Not only was the campaign filled with hateful rhetoric, but there have been over 1000 incidents of racist, sexist, and xenophobic bullying since the election. Some of these incidents have been in our schools and directed toward our children. At this time we call on President-elect Trump to denounce these acts of violence…

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