Game on! The billionaire Koch brothers have announced a $400 million dollar agenda for 2018--they and their billionaire friends are planning to invest heavily in K-12 education (read: vouchers and privatization). Big showing of Backpack Full of Cash in Pittsburgh, the upcoming #WeChoose national town hall in Detroit, and AQE celebrates Black History month by declaring, "Education Justice is Racial Justice!"
Lots to report this week! DACA in jeopardy, affecting students and teachers...The upcoming #WeChoose week of action...The AFT weighs in on the importance of Obama's discipline guidance, and the OCR reaches a settlement with Milwaukee Public Schools on disparities in discipline rates. Gamaliel hosts a webinar on community schools, while TN AROS has a commentary published in the Memphis newspaper. More showings of Backpack Full of Cash...phew!!