Education

PROOF That Dangerous School Vouchers Truly Suck (VIDEO)

PROOF That Dangerous School Vouchers Truly Suck (VIDEO)

President Trump and his utterly unqualified Secretary of Education are both huge supporters of school vouchers. Like other voucher fans, Betsy DeVos believes that by providing financial support to families, the government is giving them more choice about their children’s educations. But a new report in USNews shows that it’s actually those who oppose school vouchers, […]

Trump Claimed He Was First In His Class At Wharton–Nope, Not Even Close

Trump Claimed He Was First In His Class At Wharton–Nope, Not Even Close

Despite evidence to the contrary, our so-called president has repeatedly said that “I’m, like, a smart person.” So smart that he’s even bragged he graduated at the top of his class from Pennsylvania University’s Wharton School of Business. And now we learn that too is a giant lie. According to a report from The Daily Pennsylvanian, academic records […]

WATCH Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Slink Away After Being Confronted By Protesters

WATCH Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Slink Away After Being Confronted By Protesters

Newly confirmed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos got a rude welcome when she went to visit a school in Washington, D.C. on Friday morning. DeVos was on her way to visit Jefferson Academy, but was greeted by about three dozen protesters at the side entrance of the school. Some carried signs which read: “You do not […]

Now What? Republican Rep. Plans To Kill Dept. of Ed (VIDEO)

Now What? Republican Rep. Plans To Kill Dept. of Ed (VIDEO)

As if America’s public schools haven’t suffered enough today. This is the day when the Republicans in the Senate, with the notable exceptions of Sen. Susan Collins (R-Me) and Susan Murkowski (R-Ak), voted to approve the least qualified Secretary of Education in our nation’s history. As if it wasn’t demoralizing enough to teachers across the […]

Senate Republicans Just Sold Our Children To The Highest Bidder (VIDEO)

Senate Republicans Just Sold Our Children To The Highest Bidder (VIDEO)

The race to approve Trump’s cabinet selection for Secretary of Education has been a tough one. The vote was split along party lines, with Republicans voting for and Democrats against. During the last two weeks, a hard battle took place involving parents, teachers, administrators, and activists to convince at least three Republicans to switch their […]

Betsy DeVos Opposed By Bipartisan Lawyers For ‘Ethics Mess’ (VIDEO)

Betsy DeVos Opposed By Bipartisan Lawyers For ‘Ethics Mess’ (VIDEO)

Norman Eisen and Richard Painter are ethics lawyers. They have worked for administrations from both parties. The two lawyers were not asked to speak out on any of President Trump’s Cabinet nominees. But they felt, given their years of experience and knowledge of ethics, that they should express their very strong opinion on one nominee. The […]

NEW: Republicans Plan To Weaken National Teacher Training (VIDEO)

NEW: Republicans Plan To Weaken National Teacher Training (VIDEO)

The Republican Congress is wasting no time in undoing many of the actions taken by the Obama administration. They are planning to use a provision called the Congressional Review Act, which allows them to look at, and possibly overturn, any rule issued by the Executive Branch. In the current case, Congress can review Executive Orders […]

Someone Is Bribing Strangers To Support Betsy DeVos (VIDEO)

Someone Is Bribing Strangers To Support Betsy DeVos (VIDEO)

Betsy DeVos, the billionaire Republican donor and one of President Donald Trump’s most contentious picks for his cabinet, went through a disastrous Senate confirmation hearing after being tapped as Secretary of Education. She is one of the few of Trump’s picks with any amount of uncertainty regarding whether or not she will be confirmed, especially after two […]

Bullying Ruins Lives – Innovative New Program Aims To Change That (VIDEO)

Bullying Ruins Lives – Innovative New Program Aims To Change That (VIDEO)

Bullying – that nasty part of going to school that we all had to deal with. It seems to be getting worse with the popularity of social media, even causing many young people to think about and actually commit suicide. We have to do something to get it to stop. The town of Shawano in Wisconsin is taking […]

Education Secretary Nominee Plagiarized Her Responses On Senate Questionnaire

Education Secretary Nominee Plagiarized Her Responses On Senate Questionnaire

Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s choice to serve as Secretary of Education, has been a controversial choice from the beginning. And today was supposed to be when a Senate panel would vote to decide whether or not the DeVos nomination goes forward. But new evidence uncovered by the Washington Post may well bring her confirmation to […]

Dems Unite Against Trump Sec. Of Ed Pick DeVos – Swamp GOP With Calls (VIDEO)

Dems Unite Against Trump Sec. Of Ed Pick DeVos – Swamp GOP With Calls (VIDEO)

Betsy DeVos, the Michigan billionaire with no education experience who’s been tapped by the Trump administration to run the Department of Education, will have exactly zero Democrats backing her in her upcoming confirmation vote. Leading the attack is Al Franken, the comedian turned Democratic senator from Minnesota, who has been vocal about DeVos’ evident incompetence: […]

Tammy Duckworth: ‘I Didn’t Give Up LITERALLY Parts Of My Body’ To Watch Trump Trample The Constitution (VIDEO)

Tammy Duckworth: ‘I Didn’t Give Up LITERALLY Parts Of My Body’ To Watch Trump Trample The Constitution (VIDEO)

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), just elected to the Senate in November, is off to a rousing start. At the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., she invoked her history of heroism in order to stand for the rights of Americans with disabilities in a powerful way: “I did not give up – literally parts of my […]

Smithsonian Yanks ‘Alternative Facts’ Book From Shelves Pending Scrutiny (TWEETS)

Smithsonian Yanks ‘Alternative Facts’ Book From Shelves Pending Scrutiny (TWEETS)

As we all know, Donald Trump would like you to believe that his inauguration smashed all available records for attendance–despite ample evidence that it was a colossal fail. Based on what his information minister, Kellyanne Conway, said on Sunday, the real figures are “alternative facts” that aren’t being reported by the media because they’re biased […]

WATCH: DeVos Sounds Like She Had ‘Fallen On Her Head As A Baby’ – Navarro Sounds Off

WATCH: DeVos Sounds Like She Had ‘Fallen On Her Head As A Baby’ – Navarro Sounds Off

Ana Navarro and Van Jones have been two of CNN’s most outspoken critics against President Donald Trump. The two were at it again on Thursday night, butting heads with two Trump supporters during a CNN panel on the eve of Trump’s inauguration. The two were specifically targeting Trump’s cabinet picks for being overwhelmingly white, and […]

Trump’s Secretary Of Education Pick Is Clueless About Education (VIDEOS)

Trump’s Secretary Of Education Pick Is Clueless About Education (VIDEOS)

Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, is clueless about education. Her confirmation hearing was Tuesday evening, and she gave some interesting answers to their questions. At one point in the hearing, DeVos said that she is in favor of having guns in school and that she supports President-elect Donald Trump’s proposal to ban […]

WATCH As Al Franken Slams Trump’s Education Secy. Pick For Her Support Of Gay Conversion Therapy

WATCH As Al Franken Slams Trump’s Education Secy. Pick For Her Support Of Gay Conversion Therapy

Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as the next Secretary of Education, is not only totally unqualified and even hostile to public education, she’s also a big advocate of what is known as gay “conversion therapy.” This sham “therapy” can involve everything from prayer to electric shock as a way to make people straight. […]

One Down: Trump Adviser Out After Being Exposed As A Serial Plagiarist (VIDEOS, TWEETS)

One Down: Trump Adviser Out After Being Exposed As A Serial Plagiarist (VIDEOS, TWEETS)

When Donald Trump takes office later this week, he will do so at the helm of perhaps the most ethically challenged administration in recent American history, if not all of American history. From Trump himself on down, the Trump White House will be full to the brim of officials with stratospheric conflicts of interest and […]

Go, Liz! Warren Blasts Trump’s Pick For Dept. Of Education (VIDEO)

Go, Liz! Warren Blasts Trump’s Pick For Dept. Of Education (VIDEO)

Sometimes I am so proud to be from Massachusetts. OK, so the whole Mitt Romney thing was kind of cringe-worthy. I agree completely. But now we have Senator Elizabeth Warren, outspoken critic of Trump and his minions. Senator Warren, the fierce defender of the progressive agenda on Capitol Hill. The fiery Massachusetts liberal doesn’t hesitate […]

Michelle Obama’s Final FLOTUS Speech Will Bring You To Tears (VIDEO)

Michelle Obama’s Final FLOTUS Speech Will Bring You To Tears (VIDEO)

First Lady Michelle Obama has had to endure massive amounts of awful rhetoric in her time in the White House. Through it all, she has stayed classy, inspirational, and a role model to everyone. While delivering a speech as part of her “Reach Higher” program to honor this year’s School Counselor of the Year, Obama brought […]

Feel The Bern On January 15th As Dems Protest GOP Budget (VIDEO)

Feel The Bern On January 15th As Dems Protest GOP Budget (VIDEO)

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is not going quietly into that good night. He may have failed in his attempt to win the Presidency, but he isn’t about to fade away. The irascible Independent Senator has not backed away from any of his core positions since the election. If anything, it seems that he has […]

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