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Push to Create Private ‘...

Oct 9, 2017 by

Private for-profit forces would have full arrest powers but immunity from FOIA laws By Chris Savage / Eclectablog – Michigan is...

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How Can Teachers Unions Surviv...

Oct 6, 2017 by

Alliances between unions and community groups in a growing number of cities show what unions are capable of—and why the right is so...

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Public School, Inc.: When Publ...

Oct 1, 2017 by

At a fast growing charter school chain, high test scores are currency, and a teacher becomes a cog in the machine of big business. By...

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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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Education Can’t Solve Po...

Sep 4, 2017 by

Wages are down and unions are weaker than ever, but still the myth that education can “fix” poverty persists. By Jennifer...

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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 Bryant...

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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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