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The Poor Pay the Highest Price for Charter School Experiments -- Part 3 -- Newark

This is the 3rd in a series of three posts pointing out how corporate, investor-owned charter school organizations have chosen to experiment at the expense of children who are mostly from poor families. 1,415 more words

Education

What is School Choice?

The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice

School choice gives parents the freedom to choose their children’s education, while encouraging healthy competition among schools to better serve families’ needs. 625 more words

Public Policy

Value in Eternity

Have you ever thought about where you draw value and worth for yourself? How do you determine what your own value is? Some seek it from the corporate ladder or the military where the office and rank, in their minds, equates to value. 562 more words

Narrative

Quote of the Week: Cory Bernardi, Address to the National Press Club (17 July 2014)

Many of us are involved in politics because we have an interest in the future of our community [...] we want to make a positive contribution to it, and if politics is at its core a public service, we should expect that a sincere and committed politician will have a strong altruistic flair or be motivated by a sense of selflessness that is derived from maybe an idealism that gives their politics substantive content. 331 more words

Quotes

September 2014 Astro-Insights

 

Your Guide to the Astrological Weather for September 2014…

Get ready for a month of reviews, reforms and changes as work, family life or power structures begin to shift, and certain rules and laws finally get reappraised. 1,946 more words

Predictions

No democracy, no go: Activists to occupy Hong Kong financial district

Hong Kong (dpa) – Activists in Hong Kong pledged Sunday to launch a wave of protests culminating in the occupation of the city’s business district in response to Beijing’s refusal to allow free elections for the territory. 508 more words

Hong Kong