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From the NEPC at the University of Colorado, Boulder: BOULDER, CO October 16, 2012 – “Local control” has been a bedrock principle of public schooling in America since its earliest days, but a new report concludes the concept “has all but disappeared” in discussions of education policy. The report, Democracy Left Behind: How Recent Education Reforms […]
Here’s an “eyewitness” account to a resolution to denounce Arne Duncan and RTTT: Just a few minutes ago, New Business Item 25 was moved at the NEA Representative Assembly. It read: “The NEA Representative Assembly calls for the immediate removal of Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, and an end to Race to the Top.” I […]
I’m teaching a totally free class called Democracy and Education Reform, open to ALL comers, at the Baltimore Free School: The education reform conversation in the United States is dominated by a largely conservative ethos, a movement that bemoans the consistent failure of the public school system to keep America competitive in the global marketplace. […]
This new book, Corporations Are Not People, by Jeff Clements has a foreword by Bill Moyers and has been praised in the highest terms by some of our nation’s best activists and organizers. No one can read it and not understand the pressing need to put an end to corporate personhood. By making this book […]