The Wisconsin State Assembly passed AB 444, the so-called "Campus Free Speech" Act on Monday, almost entirely along party lines, with only Rep. Shae Sortwell (R-Two Rivers) breaking ranks with Republicans.
Vice President Mike Pence will speak at a capitol rally organized by groups linked to school privatization advocates like the Bradley Foundation and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos held a roundtable on "education freedom" with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey (R) yesterday at the ALEC States and Nation Policy Summit to promote her controversial and costly Education Freedom Scholarships proposal.
Eli Broad is one of the chief billionaires pushing education reform.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) meets this week in Austin, the capital of the Lone Star State, for its 46th Annual Meeting at the posh JW Marriott hotel.
Speech First may look like a student group, but its staff and PR firm are paid for by the Koch operation's DonorsTrust.
The noted hate group is also a dues-paying member of ALEC, CMD has found.
2.7 million school children have an incarcerated parent.
Scott Beightol defends corporations accused of racial, gender, and age discrimination, and employers who want to deny workers medical and family leave.
Eli Broad is one of several mega-billionaires who have spent hundreds of millions on education think tank research and charter schools, shaping current trends in what they call education reform.