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Groups Dismiss Report Critical Of ALEC’s Influence Over Education Policy

Groups Dismiss Report Critical Of ALEC’s Influence Over Education Policy

By Gina Jordan Two groups named  yesterday in a report which criticizes ALEC – the American Legislative Exchange Council – for its “damaging influence” on public education policy have responded. Progress Florida and eight other left-leaning organizations from around the country issued the report, ALEC v. Kids: ALEC’s Assault On Public Education. ALEC crafts model legislation mostly promoting right... »

What’s In a Name? Only Jeb Bush Knows.

By Duke Hanna Skandera is now the head chief of Jeb Bush!’s reformy group, Chiefs For Change. And she’s decided to celeberate by snatching up a title that was not conferred on her by law: Hanna Skandera, one of most controversial figures in state government, has given herself a new title. Even without the New Mexico Senate’s vote of approval, Skandera is calling herself secretary... »

Fund Education Now's Parent Activist, Kathleen Oropeza, on an Orlando Sentinel Education Panel

An important panel on public education with representatives who are politicians, parents, teachers, and others. See what Kathleen Oropeza, co-founder of the grassroots education advocacy group Fund Education Now, has to say. »

Preview of "School Choice: Taxpayer-Funded Creationism, Bigotry, and Bias"

School voucher efforts back by religious extremists that use taxpayer money (and corporate tax credits) to fund creationism and religious bigotry at private schools. These efforts are most active in PA and FL, although efforts are afoot in several states. »

Vouchers/Tax Credits Funding Creationism, Revisionist History, Hostility Toward Other Religions

Are your state's tax dollars funding the teaching of religious supremacism and bigotry? What about Creationism? The answer is undoubtedly yes, if you live in a state with a voucher or corporate tax credit program funding "school choice." »