Daily Archives: November 4, 2015

JeffCo Board Recalled; DougCo Board Trailing

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Denver Post reports that voters in Jefferson County, Colorado, recalled the board majority, made up of rightwingers supported by the Koch brothers. This is the board that complained that the AP US…

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Helen Gym Wins City Council Seat in Philadelphia

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Congratulations, Helen Gym! Helen is an eloquent advocate for public education in Philadelphia. She fights for students, teachers, and better public schools. She won! Statement, Helen Gym, Councilwoman-Elect “Today, the voters have spoken.…

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Mike Klonsky: Illinois Governor Rauner Determined to Crush Unions; Will Democrats in Legislature Cave?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mike Klonsky describes the parallel paths of Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in their ambition to rid their states of public sector unions. Rauner refuses to pass the state…

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