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After years of avoidance, Democrats are being forced to take a stand charter schools—and most are straddling both sides. Read more

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woodleywonderworks

The problem is exacerbated by the number of racially segregated charter schools in the state. Read more

Public School Shakedown

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Laurie Schaull

Gun violence has overshadowed my education and entire life. Central Florida is not just a survivor; it is a continual victim. Read more

Dispatches

Governors Whitmer and Evers

Austin_Slack / WCIJ

In Michigan and Wisconsin, voters have organized massive rallies to support Democratic plans to fund education that have come under attack by Republicans. Read more

Dispatches

An overzealous governor runs roughshod over public opinion Read more

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Phil Roeder

Broad support for the wave teacher strikes has candidates jostling each other step up on public education. Read more

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davidmulder61

This time around, teachers unions have announced their intention to cast a wider net for member opinions. I’m happy to step up. Read more

Public School Shakedown

Black families in the city have been sold “safer schools,” but must that come at the high price of over-suspension of their children? Read more

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Gordon Lew

The ripple effects of racially biased school discipline practices are traumatic for black families, including one I work with in Louisiana. Read more

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“My labor is mine and mine alone to give or withhold, Siegel tells me. “This day of action is a small step toward waking up the working class to the real power they possess when they organize and act in solidarity.” Read more

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John Walker

Even progressive institutions, like San Jose State University, adopt business models that hurt the environment. Read more

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April Saul

Publicly funded charter schools were presented with the unique opportunity to shape their schools as reflective of their student populations. They have not done that. Read more

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Pete Souza, White House

The researchers argued that disparities in disciplining of black and white students are due to “prior problem behavior.” Read more

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The White House

The new governor wants to arm teachers, undermine local school boards, and generally double down on decades of education reform efforts that have gutted the state’s public schools. Read more

Public School Shakedown

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The White House

Up to $1 billion of federal grant money went to charter schools that never opened or opened for only brief periods before being shut down. Read more

Op-Eds

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Gage Skidmore

Congress members confronted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over a proposed budget increase for a program funding charter schools that quickly closed, or never opened at all. Read more

Public School Shakedown

Wealthy parents have been arrested for lavishing millions on a college admissions scam. But inequality in school funding is baked into our system. Read more

Public School Shakedown

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DScot08/Wikibooks

Everyone needs to understand the implications of their choice to support charter schools. Read more

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UTLA

Will a new quintet of bills be sufficient to appropriately regulate California’s charters? Read more

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Macleay

“A tremendous thank you to our beautiful city from the teachers of Oakland. Let’s do this again tomorrow!” Read more

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