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The opt-out numbers are so high that whatever data is being gathered from testing is useless in terms of representing district-wide learning. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 PM Public School Shakedown

Jennifer Berkshire and Jack Schneider talk to Tressie McMillan Cottom about the rise of for-profit colleges that saddle low-income students with debt and questionable credentials. And are K-12 schools going the same way? more

Mar 22, 2017 1:11 PM Public School Shakedown

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Nic McPhee

We could be years away from knowing what the new education law will bring. That’s because education policy is like the worst game of telephone ever. Here’s how. more

Mar 22, 2017 9:14 AM Public School Shakedown

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Emily Kaplan

These young people from war torn parts of the world describe themselves as friendly, hard-working, responsible, dependable. To a visitor, other adjectives come to mind as well: worldly, resilient, strong. more

Mar 15, 2017 1:50 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

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Joe Brusky

Recent research reveals that students who use school vouchers fare significantly worse than their public school peers. But who is reading the data? more

Mar 1, 2017 4:23 PM Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

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schoolchoiceweek

DeVos's cynical assertion that spending money on public schools doesn't help students comes out of punitive policies advocated by Democrats. Thanks, Obama. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:01 PM Public School Shakedown

“Anytime and anywhere” looks like a costly approach to education. more

Feb 17, 2017 12:44 PM Public School Shakedown

Opposition to her nomination was important. What happens next matters even more. more

Feb 8, 2017 12:12 PM Public School Shakedown

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Victoria Pickering

What happened with the Secretary of Education nominee’s confirmation is actually a win for public school advocates. more

Feb 6, 2017 2:16 PM Public School Shakedown

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Victoria Pickering

Perhaps even Republicans can’t embrace the idea of public education as a “business.” more

Feb 2, 2017 10:36 AM Public School Shakedown

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Victoria Pickering

Students, teachers, parents, and public school advocates object to her conflicts of interest, dark money connections and, oh yeah, her utter lack of familiarity with public education. more

Jan 31, 2017 10:31 AM Public School Shakedown

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Sarah Lahm

An early morning rally in front of Minneapolis’s Green Central Community School brings together parents, students, teachers and advocates for racial, economic and immigration justice. “Our schools have to be sanctuaries.” more

Jan 25, 2017 10:34 AM Public School Shakedown

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PDPics

Beyond saying “no” to Betsy DeVos, what are progressives doing for public education? Two places to watch. more

Jan 18, 2017 2:16 PM Public School Shakedown

She can’t wave a magic wand and privatize schools. But she can make life hell for America’s most vulnerable students. more

Jan 9, 2017 12:00 AM Public School Shakedown

The process is a nightmare for parents and community members. more

Jan 8, 2017 12:00 AM Public School Shakedown

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s policies have destroyed parent power and public education in Chicago. more

Jan 3, 2017 3:59 PM Public School Shakedown

Looking at all the targets that Duncan and the current Education Secretary King set up, shot at, and missed can help us understand what we face in the coming years. more

Dec 30, 2016 5:02 PM Public School Shakedown

The trend for nearly thirty years has been that Democrats compromise with Republicans on education, with dire consequences for our democracy. more

Dec 22, 2016 6:38 PM Public School Shakedown

We’re now asked to stop scaring children in our classrooms when we see new cabinet nominees speaking directly to dismantling our social safety net. more

Dec 9, 2016 9:40 PM Public School Shakedown

The nominee, who has never been a classroom teacher and never attended a public school, pushes policies that create lots of choice, with no good choice. more

Dec 6, 2016 10:33 PM Public School Shakedown

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