The Covid-19 Pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis for public education. Lack of support from the Federal Government, in the form of testing, health and
Talking about our entire public school system like it’s Armageddon is not only overblown, it does a great disservice to the many dedicated students, families and teachers that pour their time, money and hearts into our schools. There are hundreds of tiny miracles happening in our urban public schools each day that never get media attention. It’s time we analyzed why the “failing public schools” narrative is so pervasive nowadays. Who profits when public schools fail?
This conversation is about more than just “pods”—Don’t let those profiting off of crisis divide us! Last Tuesday evening, during the Regular Board Meeting on
For several months now, parents, community members, and labor leaders in San Francisco have been pushing back on a billionaire-backed “astroturfing” organization that has received
Even “good” charters come at a cost to our public education system. Last week, In the Public Interest, a research and policy center promoting the