Monthly Archives: October 2015

Monthly Archives: October 2015

Time to Unite To Face Addiction

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This article originally appeared on HuffingtonPost.com Today, the health crisis of addiction cuts across so many other issues we face. It’s a social justice issue with mass incarcerations overflowing our expanding prison industrial complex. It’s an education issue because it affects children in such incredible numbers, and is one of the most profound killers of young people in this country. It’s a political crisis because politicians lack the knowledge and courage to take action. Addiction takes a terrible toll on …

The Other PARCC

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The PARCC was once the standardized test of choice for many states laying claim to alignment with CCSS. Once parents started to take a look at the quality of the testing, the curriculum it was aligned to, and the costs to their school districts, all of that changed. Parents really do have the power.

Let Love Lead the Way

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> “Let Love Lead the Way” Principal Jamaal Bowman from CASA Middle School in the Bronx opened the October 17th, 2015 conference The Call to Educational Justice.