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Teachers' Unions, Democracy, & Risk-Taking

What, Leo, could we do to make the unions we most respect become places that teach democracy on a daily basis?


Why Teachers' Unions & Due Process Matter

Due process is essential if we are to secure a teacher's ability to speak up for her students, to advocate for a different educational approach or a different school policy, to report administrative wrongdoing...


Whither Democracy and Unionism

Deborah Meier: Unions are both an opportunity to practice democracy, to get it in our bones and blood, as well as to create the balance of power democracy rests on.


Taking a Breather

The Bridging Differences blog is on a publishing break. Enjoy your summer everyone!--Education Week...


What's Good for Rich Kids Is Good for Poor Ones, Too

Meier: It is galling when rich people in the ed policy field tell me that class size doesn't matter-and pay a lot to send their kids to schools with half as many students per class as urban schools.


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