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Hundreds Protest Cuomo’s Pro Charter Education Budget

Hundreds gathered on the steps of the 42nd St New York Public Library to protest the crazily lopsided and shockingly unfair education budget recently passed by Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature at the behest of the super rich charter school lobby. 191 more words

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A Busy Day for Billionaire Backed Front Groups

Yesterday was a busy beaver of a day for billionaire backed front Groups. Someone, somewhere, deep in the bowels of the New York wing of the billionaire based campaign to privatize the public school system, must have recently given the order: Get out the word. 1,406 more words

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Night Thoughts at Noon

It is at 12:05 am, my lunch hour. Outside my door I hear the voices of children, laughing and playing, joyful in their innocence of the world that awaits them. 143 more words

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A Billionaire's Bullet Through the Heartland: Kansas Kills Due Process for Teachers

So today I learn that the Kansas state legislature has done away with due process for teachers. I write those words and still can’t quite believe them. 234 more words

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The Message of Moskowitz and her Billionaire Backers: We Are the Government

With the same cynicism and ruthlessness that their beloved charter schools employ to toss out any students who threaten their sacred test scores, billionaires have instructed our elected officials in Albany to toss out the will of the people and the well being of the 94 % of New York City public school students which threatens the ever increasing plutocratic dominance of education. 586 more words

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We Need to Shed Light on the “Discontinued”

I am heartened to see the beginning of a campaign for justice for those teachers who have been unfairly “discontinued” from the Department of Education. It is important for all to understand what it means to be “discontinued. 973 more words

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