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May 29, 2014

'Urban' Schools and Other Euphemisms

Meier: It's amazing the lengths to which we will go to avoid the questions that surround poverty and segregation, and how useful instead it has been to focus our animosity on schools.

April 22, 2014

Is the Small Schools Movement Really Dead?

Klonsky: How did we let this dynamic movement of educators and community activists morph into a top-down, corporate-style web of privately operated charter schools?

February 25, 2014

We 'Choose' for Poor Children Every Day

Meier: You and I-or some other somebodies-are deciding the future of "other people's children" unless we provide ways for "them" to have a voice, a vote, and the resources to decide their own future.

February 22, 2013

Charter Students in New York City Outpace District Peers, Study Says

Charter school students gain, on average, an additional month of learning in reading and five additional months of learning in math than their public school peers.

November 30, 2010

Intergenerational Tutoring Program Launched in East Harlem

A new partnership has been formed among the Union Settlement Association, the OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program, and AT&T New York to bring intergenerational tutoring to East Harlem's public schools.


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