Join The Network for Public Education and KPFA radio for a critical conversation between (NPE) President, Diane Ravitch & Jitu Brown, who will discuss U.S. Ed. Sec'y DeVos’ continued attempt to dismantle and corporatize America’s public education system, & the #WeChoose campaign, a national coalition of powerful education justice organizations.Dr. Ravitch has been an under-secretary of Education, & wrote: The Death and Life of the Great American School System,
which sparked national resistance to corporate & market-based education reform. Mr.Brown has brought great focus to the connection between the attacks on public education & the disempowerment of African American communities, who leads an alliance of grassroots community, youth, & parent-led organizations in 23 cities , that demand community-driven alternatives to the privatization of and dismantling of public school systems.'
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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)