It is all happening so fast – how do we keep up with this “high stakes character assessment” scheme to take our children away from us and hand them over to the gods of the holy dollar? Many thanks to Emily for keeping up with this madness.
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Yesterday I received news that I lost a friend I’ve known on and off since I was a teenager in Los Angeles.
We all lost Joan Kramer, a teacher, librarian, advocate, activist, photographer of her beloved Silverlake, daughter of radicals, opponent of injustice. 20 more words
I lost one of my dearest friends yesterday - Joan Kramer. Here is her blog - http://turtlelearning.blogspot.fr/ Here is her fearless and relentless voice - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC_DLLXXWIc Thank you Fred Klonsky for your picture. We are all in mourning. But she would want us to continue the fight - relentlessly. There will be a special edition of The War Report on Sunday July 2 to celebrate Joan's activism and to honor her.
In spite of serious concerns raised by teachers, CEA leaders and staff, state university deans of education, and community members, the State Board of Education today voted to allow the controversial Relay Graduate School of Education to begin operating in Connecticut. 751 more words
We must stop this travesty in CT. Please read and share. Please watch the testimony given today and ignored. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PmWmKN7HRE&w=560&h=315]