Stories by Jeff Bryant

Jeff Bryant is director of the Education Opportunity Network, a partnership effort of the Institute for America's Future and the Opportunity to Learn Campaign. He has written extensively about public education policy.    subscribe to Jeff Bryant's feed

Posted on: Aug 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

NEA Vice President Becky Pringle says progressives are waking up to the vital importance of the collective good.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2017, Source: The Progressive

As governments spend less on schools, parents and teachers are shelling out more than ever.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Trump/DeVos education agenda is extraordinarily unpopular—and gives Democrats a big opening.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2017, Source: Blog for Our Future

How parents who send their kids to free public schools became the latest in a long list of "takers"

Posted on: Jul 12, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

It's one issue both labor and civil rights activists can agree on.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

Another rallying point labor and civil rights agree on.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

Recent polling has found wide support in both parties for increased spending on schools, not privatization.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

Local news reports are filled with accounts of fiscal self-dealing and policies that hurt students

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

Department's new civil rights chief also has "denounced feminism and race-based preferences.”

Posted on: Jun 2, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

Years of fiscal backsliding has reduced local school budgets to skin and bones.

Posted on: May 27, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

K-12 privateers have billions in taxpayer subsidies in their sights.

Posted on: May 19, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

Cuts aid to low-income students, transfer funds from public schools to charters and vouchers, increase student loan costs.

Posted on: May 12, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

What if school choice results in bad choice?

Posted on: May 5, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

"Alternative facts" are muddling the charter school debate.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

DeVos promotes privatization at military bases, religious schools and charter schools.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2017, Source: Blog for Our Future

A vote for Gorsuch is essentially staying to disabled students: "You're on your own."

Posted on: Mar 6, 2017, Source: Education Opportunity Network

Religious curricula funded by tax-credit school vouchers have become a cash cow for many private schools.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2017, Source: Blog for Our Future

They aren't going to fool anyone with their plan.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2017, Source: Blog for Our Future

A new report finds online charters are “gearing up for a boom" under the watchful eye of Betsy DeVos.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The Hillsdale College connection links Trump to the right-wing evangelical community of Betsy DeVos.

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