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Daehan

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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Takvr

Union supporters say Janus is a big blow, but for many educators like me, it will be nothing new. The question is, what are the practical effects? more

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David Shankbone

The words “choice” and “accredited” sound reassuring, but they actually provide no guarantee at all. more

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Governor Tom Wolf

In a recently de-gerrymandered state, Democrats standing up for public education hit on a winning strategy. more

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Natalie Maynor

A familiar story of public school 'failure' and state seizure is playing out in Jackson, Mississippi. Can the city overcome its racist past to find a better ending? more

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One way the candidate is moving the needle? Pushing to end unfair and inaccurate teacher ratings based on students' standardized test scores. more

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Governor Mark Dayton

Amidst a wave of teacher strikes and union-government showdowns, Minnesota’s progressive leader tries a different tack. more

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Mercedes Martinez, President of the Teachers Federation, describes how thousands of people protested austerity measures that would close nearly 300 schools and lay off 7,000 teachers—and how the police were ready for them. more

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Bram Pitoyo

In Michigan, as elsewhere, a dramatic teacher shortage was entirely preventable. Now, special interests hope to profit from “fixing” it. more

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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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USAF / Saphfire Cook

The state has become an experimental playground for an untethered, unregulated form of education privatization, and teachers and students are on the short end of the deal. more

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Wesley Fryer

Teachers are challenging a decades-long nationwide conservative campaign to shrink government. more

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Pete Souza (white house archives)

Obama-era policies forced schools to deal with racism in their disciplinary practices. Now the Team Trump wants to scrap those measures. more

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Whether the focus is gun violence or racist public policies, people are collectively recognizing how we currently put the lives of our children at risk—some children more than others. more

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin

The candidate for New York governor and former Sex and the City actor is a longtime public education advocate, and isn’t afraid to point out Cuomo’s pattern of underfunding schools. more

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Larry Smith

Oklahoma teachers now have national attention as they march to the state capital to demand better working and learning environments for students and teachers alike. more

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Vince Reinhart

Theoretical children are useful: they are predictable and generalizable. They lend themselves easily to political agenda. But theoretical children don’t exist. more

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Daphne Zaras

While the state has cut taxes on oil, state employees have not received an across-the-board pay raise in twelve years. more

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The Schott Foundation is offering a seismic shift in how policy makers, philanthropists and the general public can create better schools. more

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