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What if unified enrollment platforms were 10x better?

An emerging group of cities – including Washington D.C., Newark, Camden, New Orleans, and Denver – have adopted unified enrollment systems. With these systems, families can enroll in schools across the city via an online application system. 1,101 more words

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Georgia congressman: I will work with Betsy DeVos to expand school choice

In this column, U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, R-Evans, explains his support for school choice and his intention to work with new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to expand the option. 487 more words

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Betsy DeVos says vouchers offer opportunity. But would Georgia students see any benefits?

A month into the job, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos continues to push the school choice agenda to which she has long devoted her time and fortune. 804 more words

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DeVos takes helm at Education Department. Will she steer funds, students away from public schools?

The secretary of education has never been a high-profile post, probably because the U.S. Department of Education is an upstart, created in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter and still regarded with suspicion by critics of federal overreach. 619 more words

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I know teachers are seeing red. Any wearing red today to protest Betsy DeVos?

Any Georgia teachers wearing red today?

There is a national call for public school teachers to wear red today to protest the nomination of Michigan billionaire and choice advocate Betsy DeVos as U.S. 270 more words

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Crass Edupolitics, Failed Mainstream Media in South Carolina

An Op-Ed in The State and Paul Bower’s Charter school advocates shifting gears in South Carolina (The Post and Courier) inadvertently reveal the same message: South Carolina remains mired in crass edupolitics. 243 more words

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The Zombie Politics of School Choice: A Reader

The original zombie narrative has been re-created and distorted in contemporary U.S. pop culture, as Victoria Anderson explains:

So what were zombies, originally? The answer lies in the Caribbean.

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