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Our nation's young people are facing an unprecedented mental health crisis.

The nation’s largest union, the 3-million-member National Education Association, has asked its members and allies to demand an end to federal dollars being spent on for-profit corporate charter schools.

“All schools that receive public funds should be held to the same excellence, equity, and transparency standards as district-run public schools," said the NEA in a statement released April 7. "The original intent of charter schools was to provide a space for educators to be more flexible and innovative."  

Cristine Holmer has a lot to be proud of.

As food services area supervisor, managing all of the food services in the Hoover High cluster of the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), she is highly respected among her peers. Holmer puts her heart into everything she does, on the job and in her free time. 

She began her worklife running a family-owned business for 12 years. 

“I am proud that 95% of students in my school go on to college. College is a very important aspect for our students who are first generation [post-secondary students] in their families. As soon as students enter our high school, we work to expose them to college readiness.”
Since being recruited by Baltimore City Public Schools 24 years ago, straight out of Lincoln University in her home state of Pennsylvania, Chevelle Lampkin has had one luminescent goal: “To end generational poverty.”
Schools and their instructional and informational infrastructures are common targets for malicious actors.
Endorsement comes just days after Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Rep. Jamaal Bowman in the district to discuss the needs of educators and the flaws of our education system.