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Important  BREAKING Education  NEWS. The INSTITUTION that is our public education system, our schools was targeted to be privatized, by demanding fraudulent tests that did nothing but hurt children and close schools. NOW, The Network for Public Education Action Fund has drafted a proposal for consideration by the Democratic Party's Platform Committee,  calling for the elimination of federal mandates for annual testing; for a declaration of support for public schools; for a ban on for-profit charters; for regulation of charters that receive federal funds to assure that… they serve the same children as the public schools; for revision and strengthening of the FERPA privacy laws to protect our children’s data from commercial data mining; for full funding of special education; for support of early childhood education. GO, sign this and tell your friends...save our schools.

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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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