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The Biggest Difference Between...

Sep 15, 2017 by

All the braggadocio about the so-called success of private and charter schools is just “concentrated privilege.” By Jack...

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5 Things You Don’t Know ...

Aug 29, 2017 by

It’s harder to nourish young minds if we don’t also properly nourish their bodies. By Cynthia Lopez – School...

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Academia is in Crisis—And It’s...

Aug 26, 2017 by

Cutting-edge and politically engaged scholars are leaving higher education or being pushed out just when voices championing justice...

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Why Charter Schools Are Losing...

Aug 19, 2017 by

  NEA Vice President Becky Pringle says progressives are waking up to the vital importance of the collective good. By Jeff...

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How Online Real Estate Compani...

Aug 14, 2017 by

School ratings tools on sites like Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com routinely steer home buyers to the whitest, most affluent schools....

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Ralph Nader on What Should Be ...

Aug 13, 2017 by

Let’s start with teaching civic skills and actions. By Ralph Nader – The taproots of democracy and its plentiful benefits...

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Why Has School Recess Become a...

Aug 8, 2017 by

In an era of high-stakes testing, it’s time to standardize recess By David Tomar – There is something horribly wrong with...

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GOP Senator Ben Sasses Thinks ...

Aug 5, 2017 by

Beneath Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse’s homespun take on the world lurk familiar conservative complaints about public education....

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When Charter School Goes Under...

Jul 29, 2017 by

Tough lesson for teachers at a shuttered Detroit charter school: bond holders come first By Erin Einhorn – Furious teachers at...

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Crucial Court Case Could Spell...

Jul 21, 2017 by

Advocates are holding their breath over a case that could determine the fate of Mexican American studies in Arizona. By Celisa...

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Ohio’s Virtual School Sc...

Jul 19, 2017 by

When for profit charter school operators are also major GOP donors, kids and taxpayers lose By Jan Resseger – When unscrupulous...

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No Education Crisis Wasted: Bi...

Jul 16, 2017 by

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg are betting big on an effort to turn African education into a for-profit venture. But investigations...

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Rahm Emanuel’s Cruel New...

Jul 12, 2017 by

A new proposal would make it that much harder for Chicago public school students to earn a diploma. By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet...

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Democrats in the Senate Confro...

Jul 3, 2017 by

The right-wing culture wars are back and ascendant at the Department of Education. By Steven Rosenfeld – The Department of...

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Manufactured Illiteracy and Mi...

Jun 26, 2017 by

A deep-rooted crisis in education, and a long cultural and political decline, is what got us here. There’s hope! By Henry A....

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U.S. Women Disproportionately ...

Jun 14, 2017 by

The student loan debt crisis is a glaring example of systemic gender inequality in 2017. By Lauren Kaori Gurley – American...

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For Big Money Donors, School B...

Jun 12, 2017 by

Billionaires now buying local influence to push controversial school “reforms. By Jennifer Berkshire / Have You Heard – The...

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White Kids Are Bullying Minori...

Jun 10, 2017 by

Donald Trump’s real campaign promise was that he would give whites back the power they imagined they’d lost. That message was stated...

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Elizabeth Warren Launches Ambi...

Jun 2, 2017 by

Two weeks after Betsy DeVos completed her 100th day on the job, Elizabeth Warren penned a CNN op-ed announcing her new accountability...

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Diane Ravitch: Betsy DeVos Is ...

May 25, 2017 by

The policy analyst argues school reform has brought public education to the brink of destruction. By Jacob Sugarman – $9.2...

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