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Posted by Mary Bottari on February 06, 2015

This week, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker got tripped up by the truth.

Posted by Jonas Persson on February 04, 2015

In addition to unprecedented budget cuts to the University of Wisconsin System, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker struck "the search for truth" and the Wisconsin Idea from the university's mission statement in his executive budget bill unveiled last night.

Posted by Jonas Persson on January 05, 2015

A new study by Alex Hertel-Fernandez, a PhD student in Government and Social Policy at Harvard University, sheds disturbing light on the extent to which ALEC has succeeded in its mission to quash family supporting jobs and undermine public-sector unions in the United States.

Posted by Jonas Persson on November 18, 2014

Calling for a “reboot” of public education in Minnesota, hundreds of thousands of dollars flowed into the Minneapolis school board elections this November to try ousting an incumbent and to usher in the ALEC education agenda.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on October 28, 2014

With this report the CMD puts a spotlight on some of the power players behind Corbett's dramatic moves to reshape state education policy for the benefit of corporate interests.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on October 28, 2014

Educators and parents are slamming TIME magazine editors for their November 3rd issue cover, which they say levies "malicious" and "false" attacks against the nation's public school teachers.

Posted by Ruth Conniff on August 20, 2014

There’s been a flood of local news stories in recent months about FBI raids on charter schools all over the country.

Posted by Ruth Conniff on August 06, 2014

The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois is a billionaire who hid his assets in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying taxes and brags that he is part of the "0.01 percent."

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