In the article, kidder says public education is the foundation of our democracy — a foundation we would not have without her and other advocates who have protected public education for the past. When the privatization of public education is at the heart of an election, billionaires spend record breaking sums to bend the outcome to their will save michigan's public schools sp s on s so s red s. Saving public education is shaping up to be a key issue in the 2016 presidential campaign in a front-page article this week, the new york times described hillary clinton's dilemma on so-called education reform.
Save our schools nj is a grassroots, all-volunteer organization of parents and other public education supporters who believe that every child in new jersey should have access to a high-quality public education. Last night coalition members, including myself, attended a meeting at washington elementary school hosted by sacramento city council member steve hansen and scusd board member jay hansen to gauge neighborhood support for reopening the school. In december, an overwhelming majority of public school teachers in chicago voted to authorize a strike to take place this spring should they fail to reach a bargaining agreement with the chicago board of education.
Statement of the new jersey district, communist party usa the new jersey district of the communist party usa roundly condemns the christie administration's loss of $400 million in federal education money and his arrogant and ill-tempered efforts to blame the loss on the obama administration. Can this man save the public university lsu chancellor f king alexander has a plan for debt-free college it starts by keeping states from making washington a sucker. If we were creating a public education system from scratch, would we organize it as most of our public systems are now organized would our classrooms look just as they did before the advent of personal computers and the internet.
Acclaimed educator deborah meier offers a fresh take on standardized tests while others have criticized standards and what they measure, meier rejects the very idea of a centralized authority that dictates how and what teachers teach standardization, she argues, prevents citizens-including. If we don't save public education, all else is lost but we can't stop there, dubois bourenane says this is also about changing the culture of a state that has reduced kids to partisan footballs in a political fight. On behalf of the sos coalition members, we want to thank all those who helped make the people's march for public education and the sos coalition activists conference a major success. Somewhere there is a place of sanity where education is intense and substantive it's in that place that deborah meier has been working all these years her voice conveys a life of struggle in the front lines-victories and losses, hopes and disappointments it's a voice our nation. However, they will not be successful without an independent strategic, values-driven, public communications campaign to support the struggle for respectful, equitable, democratic education.
Barbara's leadership, particularly around addressing racial disparities in public schools and prejudices within the teaching core, did an excellent job at rallying thousands of teachers across the state to act to save public schools not just wherever the teacher lives but in all parts of the state. We at the network for public education hope that you had an opportunity to relax and re-energize this summer it is now back to school time for those of us who love and cherish public schools, that means back to the fight for public education right now our friends in arizona are fighting for the. Tax medical marijuana clinics and dedicate their receipts solely to public higher education and student debt relief (in california alone, pot is a $12 billion a year industry, and a ten percent tax would yield $12 billion a year to state coffers, helping save the university of california system. Anyone who cares about public education in america should be horrified by president-elect donald trump's choice of betsy devos to be education secretary the billionaire republican donor and.
Betsy devos and her for-profit education reformer friends would like to slash public school teacher salaries, increase class sizes, and sell more standardized testing programs to schools. Throughout his tenure as the education board secretary, mann fought to secure tax funding for public schools and to keep religious education separate from public instruction mann also established teacher-training colleges and lengthening the school year. Fall 2005 magazine the graduate school of education • university of pennsylvania what's going to save public education susan fuhrman, marvin lazerson.
Preventing suicide is possible suicide is a complex public health issue and requires coordination and cooperation among healthcare providers, individuals and family members, treatment services and other critical stakeholders. I'd rather walk across burning coal than to hear these words from the mouth of a student in my classroom for 14 years, i nurtured and facilitated learning in a classroom where 100 percent of my. In short, the state simply did not have enough money to continue funding public education at current levels without increasing taxes, which many elected officials had sworn not do instead, these legislators chose to slash $54 billion from public education, along with huge cuts to other vital programs.