Topic: Schoolchildren

Send a Message to the U.S. Education Secretary—Oppose This Cruel and Catastrophic Budget

Please join tens of thousands of AFT members who already have answered the call to speak out against the disastrous education budget proposal from the Donald Trump administration. Send your e-letter now to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos urging her to renounce this retrograde plan. Just look at what the Trump/DeVos budget proposes: While Trump and DeVos chose private schools...

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Dan Patrick’s war on kids continues with ‘bathroom bill’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2017 CONTACT: Rob D'Amico (512-627-1343) Louis Malfaro, president of the 65,000-member Texas branch of the American Federation of Teachers, commented today on Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick unveiling Senate Bill 6 : Dan Patrick is waging a war on kids. Under Patrick’s lack of leadership, we’ve seen a failure to provide resources needed for Child Protective...

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