Daily Archives: May 21, 2019

Texas: GOOD NEWS! Texas House Rejects Bill to Ban Lobbying for Public Schools, But Allow It for Charter Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Charles Foster Johnson, leader of Pastors for Texas Children, describes an effort to censor and silence those who advocate on behalf of public schools: Texas Senate Bill 29 was roundly defeated late yesterday…

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West Virginia’s Teachers Continue #RedforEd Pushback Against Charter Schools and ESA Vouchers

Originally posted on janresseger:
Just over a year ago, in late February 2018, school teachers across West Virginia launched the first of a nationwide wave of walkouts and strikes that became #RedforEd.  Teachers in every one of West Virginia’s 55…

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