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Petition drive: A Manifesto for a Revolution in Public Education

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For decades  we  have heard media noise that our public schools are terrible, our children underperform, and  our teachers and their unions are ruining our economy. 'These self-styled “reformers” have sensationalized selected scores on standardized tests to manufacture a narrative of catastrophe, and have used that narrative to distract us from the real crises of poverty, racism, and growing inequality facing our public schools.' A group of educators who oppose the current corporate reforms have organized a petition drive: 'A Manifesto for a Revolution.'  Ravitch says: To bring about the change we hope for, we need even more activism. Please read it and if you agree, consider signing on.'

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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...)
 

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