“A deepened consciousness of their situation leads people to apprehend that situation as an historical reality susceptible to transformation.” — Paulo Freire The Progressive has been compiling the responses of authors whose books were banned by Arizona bigots and arch-reactionaries Tom Horne and John Huppenthal’s racist HB 2281, which, among other things, banned Ethnic Studies […]

Zeppie said Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent implementation of standardized testing reviews is unhealthy and wrong. “I don’t believe in stressing kids out so that they have no childhood,” Zeppie said. “Sooner or later it will trickle down and lead to more suicides in children.” RYE, N.Y. – Osborn School Principal Clarita Zeppie announced in a […]