Threats to Public Education
From voucher programs and charter schools to unequal funding streams and attacks on teachers, public education is facing numerous threats from education "reformers" who laud competition and business-style policies that actually undermine our nation's public school system.
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Blog Posts on Threats to Public Education
OTL allies from the Philadelphia Student Union are featured in several recent media stories that showcase how these young organizers have become some of the strongest voices in the movement for educational equity in their city and nationwide.Read more>
Nationally recognized researcher and academic Devon Carlson will be in Wisconsin in November on a week-long tour to talk about the impact on students, schools, and communities of using public tax dollars for private schools — better known as the voucher program.Read more>
On October 4, Rev. Dr. William Barber gave an inspiring keynote speech in defense of public education at the AFT's Civil, Human and Women's Rights Conference in Los Angeles.Read more>