education

On the final day of the court proceedings connected to the HBCU Coalition lawsuit against the state of Maryland, First Edition host Sean Yoes gets a report from AFRO reporter Deborah Bailey. 

Baltimore's Leith Walk Elementary School.
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During Black History month, we should all recognize that the endless quest for a quality and widely available education represents the essence of the struggles and achievements of Black people in America.  The achievement of laws surrounding equal education becomes our contribution to all Americans since those laws benefit all citizens. 

Barnaby Manor Elementary School Visit by Jay Baker at Oxon Hill, MD.
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The Ellison Report is a weekly journal of politics, policy, and the people.

Final vote in US Senate on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education, which resulted in a 50-50 tie that had to be broken in DeVos's favor by Vice President Mike Pence.
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The Ellison Report is a weekly journal of politics, policy, and the people.

Final vote in US Senate on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education, which resulted in a 50-50 tie that had to be broken in DeVos's favor by Vice President Mike Pence.
<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Betsy_DeVos_final_confirmation_vote_in_US_Senate_tie_broken_by_Mike_Pence.webm">CSPAN</a> / Wikipedia Commons

First Edition has a special one-hour report on the catastrophic confirmation of Betsy DeVos as education secretary. Host Sean Yoes focuses on the political machinations of the DeVos confirmation with Charles Robinson of Maryland Public Television’s, State Circle and Bebe Verdery of ACLU-MD’s Education Reform Project. 

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