A Perfect Storm; The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools—Disenfranchised Communities

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2016-11-29T17:39:06+00:00

"A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools" Part Three — Disenfranchised Communities A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools is a series of short videos, that reveals the real [...]

The School Closure Playbook

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2016-11-29T17:39:14+00:00

Tomorrow, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is facing reelection. Responsible for appointing both the CEO and school board, Emanuel exercises enormous control over the city’s public schools. Under his leadership, Chicago shut down forty-nine public schools in 2013. “The School Closure [...]

Because They Could: The Fight to Save Oakman School

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2016-11-29T17:39:20+00:00

Across the country massive school closings and cutbacks have become a tradition. In 2006, the Detroit Public School (DPS) system first began shutter facilities, our children's learning centers. The details are many. Budgets. Billings. And oh, those large buildings. By [...]

Good Morning Mission Hill on a Screen Near You

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2016-11-29T17:39:21+00:00

Unlike most of their public school peers, Mission Hill teachers have control of their curriculum, and a say in most aspects of school life. At this Boston public school academics connect to experiences, empathy and exploration are valued, and children with diverse abilities [...]

Good Morning Mission Hill – Rethink What Equity Looks Like in Public Schools

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2016-11-29T17:39:21+00:00

GOOD MORNING MISSION HILL – The Freedom To Teach, The Freedom To Learn A reaction against the latest public school reforms is brewing, with parents all over the country opting out of the 2014 testing cycle. Many more are [...]