One of President Donald Trump’s most egregious lies during campaign 2016 was that he would build a wall protecting America from “illegal immigration,” then would get the Mexican government to pay for it. It’s not clear if Trump was watching Fox News, Pacific Rim or Attack on Titan when he came up with the wall idea,…
Betsy DeVos is a longtime billionaire philanthropist, a champion of allowing religion in schools and a charter school board member who was picked by President-elect Donald Trump as his nominee for secretary of education.
To the chagrin of charter advocates, on Friday the national board of the NAACP ratified an earlier resolution (pdf) that called for a moratorium on charter schools.
On Thursday the union-affiliated Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools organized “walk-ins” in 200 cities and 2,000 public schools in black and brown communities to fight against “the long-standing and systematic underfunding of their public schools," AROS said in a press release.
Black Lives Matter activist and former Baltimore mayoral candidate DeRay Mckesson will be starting a new job leading the city's office of human capital for Baltimore City Public Schools, the Baltimore Sun reports.