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Colorado is the next state to see teachers revolt. Now a walkout is planned for Colorado. Englewood Schools announced Thursday classes will be cancelled Monday as teachers head to the Capitol to lobby lawmakers for reform. “We are calling Monday April 16th a day of action,” Kerrie Dallman, President of the Colorado Education Association, said. […]
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As was clear during the West Virginia teachers strike, teachers in underfunded and poorly paid states throughout the country are revolting. Dana Goldstein has a good story on Oklahoma, where teachers are threatening to strike because they really have nothing to lose. When she woke up one morning last week, Tiffany Bell, a teacher at […]
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That excellent sentence is from this fine Andre Perry piece on the connection between charter schools and continued de facto school segregation. The reality is that charter schools, private schools, and people who move to the suburbs for “better schools” that are almost always whiter schools are reinforcing what Brown v. Board of Education tried […]

Rahm’s Chicago

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On July 5, 2017

Rahm Emanuel’s new education policy is senseless on the face of it. To graduate from a public high school in Chicago, students will soon have to meet a new and unusual requirement: They must sho

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