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Oklahoma educators have had enough of outsiders imposing their untested opinions on classrooms. more

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“At a time when we’re at a low-point for our democracy, it’s the only tool for people without power to make some kind of impact,” says Susan Zeig, filmmaker. more

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Charlie Kaijo

Given the state's history with “school choice,” California’s new legislation comes as a surprise. And it’s met with skepticism. more

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Teachers committed to justice are fighting against the historical role of education in the U.S. more

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A shift away from the charter school approach is on the horizon in Minnesota’s largest city. more

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When schools fail to challenge Eurocentric curricula and pedagogy, they alienate teachers of color. more

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The upcoming New York primary could redefine the Democratic party in the state—and could mean drastic change for the charter school industry. more

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Members of the Kentucky Board of Education have allied with corporate interests to privatize education, including involvement in potential real estate deals. more

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To prepare for what we are likely to face in our struggle for a just contract, Seattle educators recently organized a panel that included a representative from the Puerto Rico Federation of Teachers. more

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Chris Landsberger

Oklahoma teachers face the litmus test of whether to reinvigorate—or reinvent—their union. more

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Keith Allison

Should it take a sports hero to keep at-risk schools open? more

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Literacy has been, and continues to be, a critical component of African-American liberation. more

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The takeover of Jefferson County Public Schools is not a contest between ‘red vs. blue,’ but of whether democracy matters at all. more

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There is no middle between facts and the story that the earth is flat. more

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Tony Evers leads in polls among the slew of Democratic candidates vying to take on Walker. But is he pro-public school enough to win? more

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Pundits say Louisiana has finally returned control of New Orleans charter schools to a locally elected school board, and that they are now accountable to the city’s residents. But New Orleanians will tell you: that’s not the case. more

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Building on energy from their historic demonstrations, educators in the state are running for office in droves—and may just win. more

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To say that a durag sets up a black man for failure is ignorant, at best. more

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It is important that students learn of a world prior to European’s attempt to rule over it. more

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A number of New York’s ultra Orthodox Jewish schools, accused of academic neglect, are a shocking example of what happens when ‘school choice’ is prioritized over all else. more

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