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Public education under attack, say Michigan school superintendents

Republicans are shamefully using the lame duck legislative session to ram through extremist legislation to overhaul public education in radical and dangerous ways.

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SOA Watch meets with White House deputy advisor: Lessons learned

Denis McDonough, deputy national security adviser to President Barack Obama, met with a delegation from the SOA Watch movement here Nov. 13.

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Lesson for the day – stop Fat Cats from robbing our schools

TIFs - or Tax Increment Financing - is a method powerful financial interests have devised to divert public monies to private coffers.

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Today in history: 200,000 students boycotted Chicago public schools

On October 22, 1963, a coalition of civil rights groups organized Freedom Day, a mass boycott and demonstration against segregated schools and inadequate resources for black students.

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Beware: "Pro-child" groups press corporate schools agenda

The Change.org petition site recently dropped the misleadingly named "StudentsFirst" and "Stand for Children" as paying clients.This came after public pressure including a counter-petition by a Chicago teacher.

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Tulsa implements ALEC anti-public-school agenda

The city of Tulsa has consistently pushed to cut funding for projects that benefit the taxpayers.

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Protesters force retreat on plan to dismantle Philly public schools

A coalition of parent, community, student and labor groups brought their message to the Philadelphia city School Reform Commission

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Philly school "restructure" plan meets stiff opposition

As this city's School Reform Commission prepares to roll out a plan for the radical "restructuring" of one of the nation's largest school districts, resistance is building.

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Teachers stand up and fight

Teachers with Alliance/AFT of Dallas picketed outside the administration office of the Dallas Independent School district before the board meeting on Feb. 23.

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Opposition grows to GOP schools proposal

The National Education Association and a wide range of other organizations are opposing the proposal by the House's ruling Republicans to rewrite federal education law and school aid.

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