Dora Taylor

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Dora established the blog Seattle Education in response to the growing visibility of the corporate and billionaire financed influence on public education.  Along with being a mother and advocate for public education, she is a Founding Member and the first President of Parents Across America, and has co-authored two books, Digital Networking for School Reform and Left Behind in the Race to the Top: Realities of Education Reform.



Washington State has been saying no to charter schools for over a decade. But advocates continue to push the issue, sometimes in devious ways. more

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It’s past time public K-12 schools to come to terms with sexual assault—especially as federal protections come under attack. more

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In all their forms, vouchers treat public education as a cash cow more

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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is a big fan. more

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Most of my students have only deepened their commitment to do what Trump will not: honestly explore and enact how best to live on Earth. more

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A look at lesser-known decisions by Trump's high court nominee show how students, teachers, and the disabled have been hurt. more

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

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This is the corporatization of our public schools. more

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The people have no voice or control over how their children are educated or by whom. more

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Why all the flurry of activity over charter schools in our state? It's the money, of course. more

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Weren't parents told when they enrolled their students in the charter schools that the schools might close at any time pending a Supreme Court decision? more

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