DFER Louisiana Statement on House Bill 166


Baton Rouge, La—Today, following the House Education Committee vote on House Bill 166 that passed by a vote of 9 to 8, DFER-LA State Director, Eva Kemp-Melder, released the following statement: “While we are...

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Statement From DFER DC on DC Special Election Results


This morning, Catharine Bellinger, on behalf of the Democrats for Education Reform - District of Columbia chapter (DFER DC), congratulated Brandon Todd, a champion for education reform elected yesterday to serve on D.C.'s City...

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DFER-NY Statement on NYSUT TV Ad Campaign


DFER-NY Chair Craig Johnson released the following statement regarding NYSUT's million-dollar ad buy attacking Gov. Cuomo: "The sad reality is the teachers' union has become a political operation committed to protecting the status quo rather...

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A ZIP Code Shouldn’t Be Their Destiny

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By Lea Crusey, DFER Acting Executive Director When Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for the presidency, suddenly homes and offices around the country were filled with a video of ordinary Americans talking about new beginnings....

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