Posts Tagged ‘public schools’

Employee Freedom Week: Friedrichs vs. CTA

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NEW BERLIN, Wis. – As an educator in Wisconsin and advocate for teacher freedom of choice, I was thrilled to hear that the U.S. Supreme Court will take up the Rebecca Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association (CTA) case this fall.
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Former teachers union lobbyist embraces school choice for his daughter

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RALEIGH – Brian Lewis used to fight school vouchers. He was the chief lobbyist for the North Carolina Association of Educators, the state teachers union. Vouchers threaten teachers unions’ power by diffusing children and education authority more broadly among parents and schools.
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Planned Parenthood gives schools ‘F’ for teaching abstinence

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TUCSON, Ariz. – Planned Parenthood Arizona is itching to get its sex programs in the public schools across the state. So much so that it has mailed report cards to school districts, grading them according to whether their sex education programs suit the abortion giant.
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California’s emerging good government coalition

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TUSTIN, Calif. – The 2014 mid-term elections will be remembered for many things – pioneering use of information technology to comprehensively profile and micro-target voters, escalating use of polarizing rhetoric, historically low levels of voter turnout, and historic records in total spending.
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Want to increase public school funding? Try school choice

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JACKSON, Miss. – “We need to fully fund our school formula” has become a common refrain in statehouses across the country—including in Mississippi. There is a way policymakers can increase funds for public school students—and it’s as easy as E-S-A.
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NC school official: Teach for America ‘hitting its stride’

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RALEIGH, N.C. – In response to an essay criticizing the Teach for America teacher training program in the Washington Post, Warren County, North Carolina Superintendent Ray V. Spain contributed his thoughts to the newspaper in support of program. Read More »