Mark Janus Wants His Union Due...

Jul 22, 2019 by

A year after Janus v. AFSCME, right-to-work forces organize against organized labor in California. MARK JANUS GOT THE SUPERHERO...

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Why Student Loan Debt Plans Co...

Jun 30, 2019 by

by Randy Shaw – Millions of Voters Have New Incentive to Vote There’s been a lot of publicity about plans by Elizabeth Warren,...

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Meal of Shame

Jun 2, 2019 by

by Libby Albert – Warwick Public Schools, a school district in Rhode Island recently changed its policy related to unpaid meal...

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Meal of Shame

May 28, 2019 by

by Libby Albert – Warwick Public Schools, a school district in Rhode Island recently changed its policy related to unpaid meal...

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50 Years Ago Today, Cesar Chav...

Feb 15, 2018 by

by Randy Shaw – On February 15, 1968, Cesar Chavez took one of the boldest, strategically creative and principled actions in...

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Diane Ravitch: ‘Public Educati...

Oct 30, 2017 by

by Bill Raden – The 25-year national gamble on charter schools has been a losing bet, resulting in a series of missed...

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The National Latino Leadership...

Jul 7, 2017 by

by Angelo Falcón – In a June 20th NBC Latino op-ed, Dr. Stella M. Rose posed the question, “Who is standing up for Latinos?” As...

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Will Nick Melvoin Be Los Angel...

Jun 14, 2017 by

by Bill Raden – It should have been a cakewalk. Instead, Steve Zimmer, the progressive school board president of the Los...

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California’s Failing Grade in ...

Apr 15, 2017 by

by Bill Raden – A new study of public charter school funding has found that California’s explosive charter growth of the past...

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Amidst School Lunch Fight, Pai...

Aug 19, 2015 by

by Bettina Elias Siegel – Sponsored bloggers mum over the School Nutrition Association’s push to weaken nutritional standards....

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No More Excuses: School Lunche...

Jul 17, 2015 by

by Karen Stillerman – Over the last several days, a colleague and I have documented some of the silliest excuses used by the...

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Lobby Group Puts Salt Back in ...

Jul 14, 2015 by

by Karen Stillerman – Today we continue our look at the School Nutrition Association’s silliest excuses for rolling back...

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Has healthier food driven up s...

Jul 13, 2015 by

by Lindsey Haynes-Maslow – Last week, my colleague Karen Perry Stillerman debuted our blog series on the School Nutrition...

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SNA’s latest excuses for...

Jul 10, 2015 by

by Karen Stillerman – “The dog ate my homework.” It’s an overused excuse, and pretty transparent, but you can forgive children...

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A Problem Bigger Than Sid Mill...

Jun 25, 2015 by

by Dan Taber – Once I saw the final score, 105-8, I knew Sid Miller had won. The man who values control was going to give...

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