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Report: Big Education Firms Spend Millions Lobbying For Pro-Testing Policies

The Washington Post “Corporations that dominate the U.S. standardized testing market spend millions of dollars lobbying state and federal officials … to persuade them to favor policies that include mandated student assessments, helping to fuel a nearly $2 billion annual … Continue reading

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Why the Conventional Wisdom on School Reform Is Wrong and Why the Church Should Care

From Jan Resseger, Minister for Public Education and Witness, United Church of Christ (http://www.ucc.org/justice/public-education):   Every year at the beginning of the school year, the United Church of Christ Justice & Witness Ministries creates a little more in-depth resource to … Continue reading

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Coalition Statement on Public Education Critiques Administration Policy

From Jan Resseger, Minister for Public Education and Witness, http://www.ucc.org/justice/public-education:   Seven prominent civil rights organizations— the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights under Law (http://www.lawyerscommittee.org/), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP, http://www.naacp.org), the NAACP Legal Defense … Continue reading

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