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Public Education, Public Obligation, and the Distribution of Opportunity

by janresseger Posted at http://janresseger.wordpress.com/2014/03/03/public-education-public-obligation-and-the-distribution-of-opportunity/ A just society would distribute opportunity fairly and, in the case of K-12 education, give each child the chance to realize her or his promise.  While our society has never fully realized this ideal, we … Continue reading

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NCC Releases Four ‘Webisode’ Videos Promoting Quality Education for Children

From the National Council of Churches (http://www.ncccusa.org):   New York, September 21, 2011 — Equal and quality education for all children is the focus of four brief web videos released today by the National Council of Churches.   The videos … Continue reading

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Student Bill of Rights Picks Up Major Endorsements

Washington, DC – The Student Bill of Rights, H.R. 1295 (http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d112:h.r.1295:), re-introduced in the House of Representatives by Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), has received the endorsement of 28 educational, parental, religious and civil rights organizations. The letter of support came from … Continue reading

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Save Our Schools March & National Call to Action—July 28-30, Washington, DC

July 28-31, 2011 in Washington, D.C. and around the country   We’re putting the Public back in public schools!   We, a collection of people from all walks of life and every corner of this nation, embody a mixture of … Continue reading

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