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Community school model transforms Houston elementaryPublish Date: March 10, 2018 5:39 pm
Here's a truly inspiring video from AFT and the Houston Federation of Teachers. This is what we’re all about, empowering community schools to benefit the schoolchildren, parents and teachers.Read More
Congress passes budget rejecting Trump/DeVos attacks on public educationPublish Date: March 22, 2018 9:00 pm
The U.S. House today finally passed a long-overdue spending bill for fiscal year 2018 that thoroughly rejects the pro-voucher, budget-cutting agenda espoused by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the...Read More
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