National rallies from educators planned Saturday, pledging to “teach the truth” about systemic racism

BY: - June 11, 2021

Educators across the nation will pledge to “Teach the Truth” in a national effort to combat legislative and policy moves to restrict how the impact of slavery on American history and civics is taught in classrooms. Dozens of local rallies, demonstrations and events throughout the U.S. will take place Saturday, June 12, as part of […]

Biden urges states to speed up COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers

BY: - March 3, 2021

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is urging states to prioritize teachers for COVID-19 vaccines, setting a goal of ensuring that every pre-kindergarten through 12th grade educator, school staff member and childcare worker is able to receive at least one shot this month. At least 34 states and the District of Columbia have some or all […]

As more Biden administration picks roll in, the future U.S. Secretary of Education remains a mystery

BY: - December 7, 2020

Current U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has been criticized over numerous issues during the Trump administration, and many public school educators and teacher unions are excited to see her leave. But who will replace DeVos is still a mystery. President-elect Joe Biden has been making appointments in a variety of positions, but the top […]