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While Trump Tweets, the GOP is Dismantling Our Social Safety Net; Diane Ravitch & Mike Klonsky

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'While we're consumed 24/7 with the Trump/Russia psychodrama, Republicans are quietly, under the cover of darkness and diversion, introducing these new bills in the HR 610 Vouchers for Public Education — (The bill also repeals basic nutrition standards for the national school lunch and breakfast programs) HR 899 Terminate the Department of EducationHR 785 National Right to Work (aimed at ending unions, including teacher unions) HR 861 Terminate the Environmental Protection Agency–HJR 69 Repeal Rule Protecting Wildlife–HR 370 Repeal Affordable Care Act–HR 354 Defund Planned Parenthood–HR 83 Mobilizing Against Sanctuary Cities Bill–HR 147 Criminalizing Abortion (“Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act”)–HR 808 Sanctions against Iran'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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