The Bush administration’s decision to withhold funding approved by Congress for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is a deplorable game of politics that will affect the most vulnerable people in the world. Scoring political points with the Religious Right at the expense of poor women around the globe is an act of rank political expediency.
A full-page ad running in newspapers across the state of Florida on Thursday will call on Gov. Jeb Bush to publicly support a ballot initiative that would reduce class sizes in the state’s public schools over an eight-year period.
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Ohio law creating a private-school voucher program in Cleveland is constitutional. People For the American Way Foundation (PFAWF) President Ralph G. Neas voiced alarm at the Court’s ruling
Letter Apparently Authored by Voucher Advocate Sent by Board Members Without Public Discussion, Input
Neas calls on Bush to Repudiate Divisive Comments
In a letter sent today to Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy, Assistant Attorney General Ralph Boyd explained why the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department has closed the vast majority of its investigations into election misconduct in Florida in 2000.
People For the American Way hailed today’s ruling by the Florida Supreme Court approving a class-size reduction initiative for the November ballot.
People For the American Way Foundation Vice President and Legal and Education Policy Director Elliot Mincberg will testify today before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce on the issue of equal educational choices for parents and students. Mincberg’s testimony will focus on the issue of tuition tax credits for private schools