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Change an Immigrant’s Life Today

— by Donna De La Cruz We are excited to partner with Revolution English to empower immigrants in the United States by helping them to learn English. Revolution English needs volunteer English Conversation Tutors to have a one-hour conversation session

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Posted in Advocacy, Education, Immigration

A Note from Lucy Flores

This past weekend, as thousands of UNLV students celebrated their graduation, I reflected on how important education was in creating opportunities for me. I also remembered that overcoming the odds and becoming the first person in my family to attend

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Posted in 2016, Advocacy, Candidates, Education, Lucy Flores, Student Loans

FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES: Stealing America’s Future

David Halperin, Stealing America’s Future, joins Thom Hartmann to discuss what’s happening with for-profit colleges. As the cost of a higher education goes up – more and more Americans are turning to for-profit colleges to get what they think is

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Posted in Budget-Federal, Education, Education, Student Loans

The War on Veterans

Congress and the White House are much better at starting wars than cleaning up after them. — by Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins Do you remember Cory Remsburg? He’s the Army Ranger who received a standing ovation from Congress during President

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Posted in Congressional Activity, Defense/War, Education, Filibuster, Health Care, JOBS!, Senate, SNAP, Social Safety Net, Veterans Affairs, War

The Margin Tax a Hot Potato for Democrats

— by Rich Dunn, NVRDC 2nd Vice Chair Last week Nevada Appeal columnist Bo Statham presented the progressive case against this year’s education initiative, an issue that’s dividing Democrats in a year when party unity has never been more important.

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Posted in Budget-State, Education, Govt-State, Tax Revenues
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