Many thousands of us have been fighting this battle for thirty and forty years and we remain relatively poor, isolated from the centers of power where big bucks are easy to acquire.
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July 12, 2013
July 07, 2013
As an educator, a parent, and a human being, I'm sickened by the ways in which children around the world are made pawns in political and cultural battles. But when I go through the exercise of trying to "globalize" my own perspective, I see plenty of things at home to inspire tears and anger.
July 06, 2013
A new study sheds startling light on a strong connection between high school exit exams and rates of incarceration.
June 24, 2013
Investing resources in policy advocacy helps ensure that all teachers and education leaders have the support and resources needed to operate with the best practices possible.
June 23, 2013
Those who seek to profit from public education are parasites draining resources at an unprecedented scale. Parasites are inherently destructive to their hosts.
June 20, 2013
Badass Teachers stayed in the nation's toughest neighborhoods when everyone else left, amidst drug epidemics and drive by shootings, factory closing and fires
June 17, 2013
Perhaps this is naïve, but isn't it time to stop issuing one risky mandate after another on schools that are already overburdened?
June 13, 2013
For too many American children, Suzanne Collins' bestelling book The Hunger Games isn't just an interesting read; it's a disturbingly prescient description of the daily challenges they face.
June 06, 2013
Democracy rests on having respect for the judgment of ordinary people. And in the final chapter of the 10-part video series about the Mission Hill School in Boston, we're reminded that when you have faith in the capacity of ordinary people, they become capable of extraordinary things.
May 25, 2013
We have much farther to go before issues of equality for women and minorities can be laid to rest in this country.