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Reference Publication: Review of Two Presentations on the Portfolio School Model | Download the Report Advocates for “Portfolio School Districts” Oversell their Product
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Elizabeth DeBray, (706) 542-6249, URL for this press release: BOULDER, CO (October 8, 2013) – ‘Portfolio [...]

Broader Bolder Approach to Early Childhood Education Policy


Broader Bolder Early Childhood Framework (click on graphics to enlarge) Slide One This presentation provides information, statistics, and arguments in favor of a broad set of early childhood care and education policies, including: Parental leave Nurse and other professional home [...]

School-Prison-To-Pipeline – Gone Too Far; Our Kids in Handcuffs


School-Prison-To-Pipeline – The Civil Liberties Challenge The ACLU is committed to challenging the "school to prison pipeline," a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. [...]

Milwaukee Targeted As Next New Orleans-Style “Recovery Zone”


Milwaukee's public school system, already hit hard by devastating budget cuts and teacher firings, has become the next big urban school system to be targeted for privatization. MPS, the home of the nation's first crippling school voucher system, is now threatened with a New Orleans-style [...]

Mismatches in Race to the Top Limit Educational Improvement


The Broader, Bolder Approach to Education (BBA) in partnership with the Economic Policy Institute released a comprehensive research report titled Mismatches in Race to the Top Limit Educational Improvement. The extensive study reveals a reality that is too often customary; in America we propose policies, pass Bills [...]

NEPC; Research-Based Options for Education Policymaking


William J. Mathis June 13, 2013 Press Release Media Citations Research-Based Options for Education Policymaking is a 10-part brief that takes up important policy issues and identifies policies supported by research. Each section focuses on a different issue, and its recommendations for policymakers are based on the [...]