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Jitu Brown

While financial resources are important, a lack of them will not prevent a unified group of parents from being influential. more

Nov 14, 2017 12:49 PM Public School Shakedown

Philadelphia's public schools have been a political football for years, under the control of the state and underfunded. But after years of hard work, the school district is back in the hands of the community and its future is promising. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

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DeVos has spent a lot of money to advance rightwing social engineering. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:11 PM Magazine

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Gage Skidmore

The Department of Education’s new proposed priorities for deciding who to gets grant money says a lot about how DeVos will wield her power. more

Oct 25, 2017 4:54 PM Public School Shakedown

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DCSRN

Beyond the Rocketship hype is a galaxy of problems, including plummeting test scores, litigation and allegations of student mistreatment. more

Oct 23, 2017 4:34 PM Public School Shakedown

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Ted Eytan

The Buckeye State lied to get federal grant money for charters, and mishandled millions for schools that closed or never even opened. Now, this could happen in other states too. more

Oct 20, 2017 10:32 AM Public School Shakedown

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Ted Eytan

Thousands of my colleagues and I will surround the building where you are speaking at a $350-a-person fundraising dinner for "free-market solutions." We will let the world know your message of division is not welcome. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:08 AM Public School Shakedown

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Brad Flickinger

These stories often spotlight benefits for special cases but rarely consider the broader picture. more

Sep 14, 2017 11:06 PM Public School Shakedown 2 Comments

Over 246 higher education sites are being investigated for Title IX “sexual-violence complaints.” In comparison, over 135 K-12 school districts are currently under investigation for similar complaints. more

Sep 13, 2017 4:36 PM Public School Shakedown

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Kathrina Litchfield

Schools across eastern Iowa are using unfinished pine 'boxes' to hold and discipline children. more

Sep 12, 2017 4:04 PM Dispatches

Given teacher demographics, white teachers must be given the tools to discuss Ferguson, Charlottesville, and the next city to be in the news because racism isn’t going away. more

Sep 6, 2017 1:50 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

In defense of the "whole child"— cuz that's what comes to school. more

Sep 5, 2017 2:11 PM Multimedia

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Amanda Boehm-Garcia

A four-year degree will take the average borrower twenty-one years to repay. Student loan debt is the second largest consumer debt in the nation, more than what’s owed on credit cards or auto loans. more

Sep 1, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine 2 Comments

The students, from over 40 countries, see that the United States is just as susceptible to populist tyranny and tin-pot despotism as the nations in Africa and Central America that they fled. And they want to protect the U.S. from that happening. more

Aug 31, 2017 12:00 AM Magazine

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U.S. Department of Education

We talk about education generally, but your children go to school very specifically. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:39 AM Public School Shakedown

Citizen support for local public schools shows voters will reject the Republican slash-and-burn agenda. more

Aug 24, 2017 11:11 AM Dispatches

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Soaring college costs force many to go without food or seek government assistance. more

Aug 16, 2017 2:36 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

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Evenjk

Agonizing over public school budget woes, a teacher takes on an unexpected target. more

Aug 9, 2017 10:26 AM Public School Shakedown

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Daniel Case

Teachers spend an average of almost $500 a year out of their own pockets on school supplies, and one in ten spend $1,000 or more. more

Aug 3, 2017 11:36 AM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

I have been going to ALEC conferences for years—to see for myself how this rightwing group crafts model legislation to advance the interests of its corporate and ideological funders. more

Aug 1, 2017 9:50 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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