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Police Violence? Body Cams Are No Solution

By Shahid Buttar | Originally Published at TruthOut. January 6, 2015 09:41 | Police officers wear what appear to be body cameras as they hold the line against protesters gathered at the police station during a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Aug. 30, 2014 (AP) Recent evasions [...]

Police Violence? Body Cams Are No Solution 2016-11-29T17:37:24+00:00

Be Selfish: Keep Reading To Your Kids

By Greg Weinger | Originally Published at Medium. December 31, 2014 | Photographic Credit; Reading Together ;Studying For Common Things Be selfish: keep reading to your kidsThe incredible benefits for working parents Everyone knows you should read bedtime stories to your children, but for most people [...]

Be Selfish: Keep Reading To Your Kids 2016-11-29T17:37:24+00:00

“It May Out-Ferguson Ferguson;” Why Milwaukee’s police violence will horrify you

By Michael H. Carriere | Originally Published at Salon. December 23, 2014 2:58 PM EST | Dontre Hamilton's brother, Dameion Perkins and mother Maria Hamiton listen to speakers on the steps of the federal courthouse Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in Milwaukee. (Credit: AP) The sad lesson of [...]

“It May Out-Ferguson Ferguson;” Why Milwaukee’s police violence will horrify you 2016-11-29T17:37:25+00:00

Chicago Police Tortured Dozens of Black Men. Now, Victims Seek Reparations

By F. Amanda Tugade | Originally Published at In These Times. December 17, 2014 | On Tuesday, Dec. 16, members of We Charge Genocide, Chicago Torture Justice Memorial, Project NIA and Amnesty International led a five-mile march from Chicago Police Headquarters to City Hall to show support [...]

Chicago Police Tortured Dozens of Black Men. Now, Victims Seek Reparations 2016-11-29T17:37:26+00:00

Is the Koch Brothers’ Curriculum Coming to Your Child’s School?

By The Daily Take Team, The Thom Hartmann Program | Originally Published at TruthOut. December 11, 2014 3:43 PM | (Photo Source and Credit; Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. The Koch brothers are trying to rewrite history. Caitlin MacNeal over at TPM is reporting that the North Carolina [...]

Is the Koch Brothers’ Curriculum Coming to Your Child’s School? 2016-11-29T17:37:26+00:00

School Reform Fails the Test

How can our schools get better when we’ve made our teachers the problem and not the solution? During the first wave of what would become the 30-year school reform movement that shapes education policy to this day, I visited good public school classrooms across [...]

School Reform Fails the Test 2016-11-29T17:37:26+00:00

When Charter Schools Are Nonprofit in Name Only

By Marian Wang | Originally Published at ProPublica. December 9, 2014, 10:49 AM | Illustration; David Sleight/ProPublica This post has been updated to include a response from National Heritage Academies. A couple of years ago, auditors looked at the books of a charter school in Buffalo, New [...]

When Charter Schools Are Nonprofit in Name Only 2016-11-29T17:37:27+00:00

To My White Male Facebook Friends

By Cera Byer | Originally Published at Salon. December 8, 2014 7:01 AM | This post originally appeared on Cera Byer's Facebook page. | Photographic Credit: Ollyy via Shutterstock) A plea to the good guys in my world to stop being so defensive and listen to other [...]

To My White Male Facebook Friends 2016-11-29T17:37:27+00:00