Public School Shakedown



Eliminating protections for undocumented students threatens America's urban public schools. more

Sep 19, 2017 10:46 AM Public School Shakedown


Brad Flickinger

These stories often spotlight benefits for special cases but rarely consider the broader picture. more

Sep 14, 2017 11:06 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

Over 246 higher education sites are being investigated for Title IX “sexual-violence complaints.” In comparison, over 135 K-12 school districts are currently under investigation for similar complaints. more

Sep 13, 2017 4:36 PM Public School Shakedown


Stone Lantern Films

A discussion on the confusing lingo of “school choice,” Betsy DeVos, and glimmers of hope in the fight for public education more

Sep 8, 2017 8:05 PM Public School Shakedown

Given teacher demographics, white teachers must be given the tools to discuss Ferguson, Charlottesville, and the next city to be in the news because racism isn’t going away. more

Sep 6, 2017 1:50 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments


U.S. Department of Justice

Decades of research shows that charters are racially isolating America’s students more

Aug 30, 2017 11:31 AM Public School Shakedown


U.S. Department of Education

We talk about education generally, but your children go to school very specifically. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:39 AM Public School Shakedown

Max Pixel

In all their forms, vouchers treat public education as a cash cow more

Aug 25, 2017 1:07 PM Public School Shakedown

Citizen support for local public schools shows voters will reject the Republican slash-and-burn agenda. more

Aug 24, 2017 11:11 AM Dispatches

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So far, all I see is a gaggle of ambitious career politicians who voice their “support” of public education, but generally have voted to undermine our state’s public school system. more

Aug 22, 2017 5:15 PM , Public School Shakedown



The Next Big Thing in education offers great promise, but there are many, many devils hiding in the details. more

Aug 22, 2017 4:21 PM Public School Shakedown

LSU Dining Area


Soaring college costs force many to go without food or seek government assistance. more

Aug 16, 2017 2:36 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

Cyber schools drain rural districts of much needed funds, do a lousy job of educating, and use taxpayer dollars to advertise. more

Aug 7, 2017 12:27 PM Public School Shakedown


Daniel Case

Teachers spend an average of almost $500 a year out of their own pockets on school supplies, and one in ten spend $1,000 or more. more

Aug 3, 2017 11:36 AM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

During the past decade, the number of students in charter schools has nearly tripled, with approximately 3.1 million enrolled in 2016-17. In fact, one in eight black students in the United States now attends a charter school. more

Jul 26, 2017 11:13 AM Public School Shakedown


Ted Eytan

She said those who turned out to protest her appearance were nothing more than “defenders of the status quo,” bent on causing trouble for others—like ALEC members and DeVos—who are “capable of real change.” more

Jul 25, 2017 10:53 AM Public School Shakedown


Gage Skidmore

But let's be clear: at the root of DeVos’s approach is the devaluation and eventual abolition of the public sphere, which often goes together with tax cuts for the wealthy. more

Jul 24, 2017 5:00 PM Public School Shakedown

And a reminder of the importance of an independent press. more

Jul 14, 2017 2:34 PM Public School Shakedown

While the popularity of charters is growing, so is concern about charter schools, particularly in the civil rights community and among grassroots educators in teachers unions. more

Jul 7, 2017 12:55 PM Public School Shakedown 2 Comments


Gage Skidmore

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is a big fan. more

Jun 30, 2017 9:43 AM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments