2 School Districts, 1 Ugly Truth

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8 Powerful Voices for Public Ed Film Series – Diane Ravitch

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Lost Arts

Co-writer Kemala Karmen Deputy Director, Co-Founder NYCpublic   The trajectory of my life was forever changed by Eileen Daniel Riddle and James Gilchrist, two high school theater arts teachers who worked at my pre-busing, segregated suburban high school in the early 1970s. Read more

2 School Districts, 1 Ugly Truth

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What’s wrong with the way we fund our schools? Listen to Texas Superintendent John Kuhn’s powerful explanation.

8 Powerful Voices for Public Ed Film Series – Diane Ravitch

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The first release in a series of 8 viral short videos, Diane Ravitch explains how public education is being damaged by privatization.

Return on Investment: Kemala Karmen on Public Education

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Kemala Karmen’s thoughts on public education and what makes her fight for it in
The King’s Necktie

She Served Our Country. Now She’s Fighting for Our Kids.

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“Privatization is as much about limiting the power of the average citizen as it is about increasing profits.”
Linda Lyon, President AZ School Boards Association

Huffington Post: Diane Ravitch 8 Powerful Voices Series

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Why Are Betsy DeVos and Bill Gates Afraid of This Grandmother?

Some wars are more conspicuous than others. Sunday, September 17th, two noteworthy series premiered. One, The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick was aired on PBS, preceded by months of expensive promotion and anticipation. The other is a series of eight short films produced by the Network for Public Education (NPE).

When You Refuse The Tests

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“When You Refuse the Tests”
Jeanette Deutermann spoke at PS 261 in Brooklyn in March 2015. Her presentation to a small crowd in the school auditorium that night, went on to inspire tens of thousands of parents across the country to join the Opt Out movement and refuse to participate in high-stakes standardized testing.