Daily Archives: October 24, 2018

Jackie Goldberg: LAUSD Must Reduce Class Sizes Now!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Jackie Goldberg is one of the premier advocates for children and public education in California and, indeed, the nation. She was a classroom teacher for 17 years, a member of the Los Angeles…

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Bill Daley is Running for Chicago’s Next Mayor. School-Closure Supporter Peter Cunningham is Managing the Campaign.

Originally posted on deutsch29:
Another Daley is running for political office in Chicago: Bill Daley for Mayor. Bill Daley Both Daley’s father and brother took turns as Chicago’s mayor, and not without taint to the legacy, as the September 16,…

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Law Professor: The Days of Charters and Vouchers Are Numbered

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Derek Black, a Law professor at the University of South Carolina, attended the Network for Public Education conference in Indianapolis and left convinced that the privatization movement is not going to survive. Read…

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Peter Greene: The Dilemma of Kansas City

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Peter Greene is now writing on a regular basis for Forbes magazine, an absolutely splendid setting for his brilliant work. In his latest article, he tells the sad story of Kansas City, Missouri.…

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A Moment When Grassroots Mobilization for Public Education Is Making a Difference—Part 2

Originally posted on janresseger:
I was privileged to participate in the 5th Annual Conference of the Network for Public Education (NPE) in Indianapolis this past weekend.  I am posting some reflections on what I heard and learned at this important…

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