There is a growing recognition that the attacks faced by public education in the United States are not unique, and the "billionaires boys club" and their front groups here have their counterparts in other countries. Labor journalist David Bacon explores how these issues are playing out in Mexico in these two articles.

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Protecting our students
For educators, students, families affected by immigration actions
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Join the movement
Make your voice heard with millions on May 1 Day of Action
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State of the Union
Read President Josh Pechthalt's annual address
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