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“The need for assistance [in Puerto Rico] is now so dire it is impossible to ignore – to do so would precipitate a humanitarian disaster even greater than the one already in progress.”
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As we all wait to find out the substance of President Trump’s remarks during the State of the Union address, many Americans will be listening hard to hear if he makes any mention of public education. Anticipation is particularly high in that regard because today brought with it the news that the Koch brothers, Trump backers and fellow billionaires have set their sights on ‘transforming,’ to the point of dismantling, America’s public education system.
Related Tip Sheet: Education and the State of the Union: What’s in store for K-12 (01/30/18)