How will COVID-19 school closures impact Maryland’s most vulnerable students?

**** Updated: March 27, 2020 **** How are COVID-19 school closures in Maryland and around the nation likely to impact our students who are already vulnerable and far behind academically?  We’ve pulled together this blog post to help you better understand what’s happening in real-time and offer some basic principles all of us can embrace as we continue to advocate …

How will COVID-19 school closures impact Michigan’s most vulnerable students?

**** Updated: March 27, 2020 **** How are COVID-19 school closures in Michigan and around the nation likely to impact our students who are already vulnerable and far behind academically?  We’ve pulled together this blog post to help you better understand what’s happening in real-time and offer some basic principles all of us can embrace as we continue to advocate …

How will COVID-19 school closures impact Georgia’s most vulnerable students?

**** Updated: March 27, 2020 **** How are COVID-19 school closures in Georgia and around the nation likely to impact our students who are already vulnerable and far behind academically?  We’ve pulled together this blog post to help you better understand what’s happening in real-time and offer some basic principles all of us can embrace as we continue to advocate …

How will COVID-19 school closures impact Minnesota’s students?

**** Updated: March 27, 2020 **** How are COVID-19 school closures in Minnesota and around the nation likely to impact our students who are already vulnerable and far behind academically?  We’ve pulled together this blog post to help you better understand what’s happening in real-time and offer some basic principles all of us can embrace as we continue to advocate …

4 Most Outrageous Moments in DeVos’ Report Overturning School Discipline Rules

Last week U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued a new report on school safety that called for the the repeal of federal guidelines on school discipline that help protect student civil rights. These school discipline guidelines—which were first established in 2014—are intended to address racial discrepancies that find black students suspended more often and more severely for the same …

Nicole Baker Fulgham: Prepared Remarks for Meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

For Immediate Release May 24, 2018 Contact: Chris LaTondresse (202) 368-0139, chris@expectations.org Prepared remarks from Nicole Baker Fulgham, President, The Expectations Project for a meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on school discipline disparities ### Thank you Secretary DeVos for making this meeting possible, and for your team’s efforts to bring us together. I’m Dr. Nicole Baker Fulgham, founder …

5 Reasons to Shine a Light on Trump’s Education Budget

The Trump administration’s proposed education budget would cut vital funding from programs that benefit our nation’s most vulnerable students and schools. Congress is debating this proposal between now and the end of the year. They need to hear from you! Here are 5 reasons you need to help shine a light on the Trump education budget. 1. It’s an unprecedented …

DeVos Nomination and ESSA Updates | Last Week’s Best Articles In Education

We’re back with Last Week’s Best Articles In Education! Our team is always seeking the latest news in the field of education. As advocates for a quality education for ALL students, we know we have to stay up-to-date on everything that’s going on in the education spheres of our nation…from the White House to the local public school district, from new …

Sign the Matthew 25 Declaration on Public Education!

Sign the Matthew 25 Declaration on Public Education!

Earlier this week Senate confirmation hearings took place for Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the U.S. Department of Education.   How should people of faith who care about our nation’s most vulnerable students think about her nomination? We’ve got you covered.   Hope for Students stands with our allies at The Expectations Project and more than a …