Sunday, March 01, 2015

Choosing Democracy: Screw State Universities

Choosing Democracy: Screw State Universities: How Republicans Chose Tax Cuts over Education   by Ed Kilgore- TPM.  12130  Views Scott Walker- Wisconsin  The last time we h...

Saturday, February 07, 2015

It is Time for Civic Education for All

Choosing Democracy: It is Time for Civic Education for All: The Sacramento Bee editorial board was correct in their Friday Feb.6, 2015,   piece, “Civic Education is Essential to Democracy.”   I ...

Monday, February 02, 2015

Sen.Rand Paul Criticizes Common Core History Stand...huh?

Choosing Democracy: Sen.Rand Paul Criticizes Common Core History Stand...: Cailin Macneal. Talking Points Memo. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) tore into Common Core in a fundraising email on Thursday, lambasting the way t...

Monday, January 19, 2015

Choosing Democracy: Democracy and social justice teachers' unions

Choosing Democracy: Democracy and social justice teachers' unions: If we don’t transform teacher unions now, our schools, our profession, and our democracy—what’s left of it—will likely be destroyed. I kn...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Choosing Democracy: More testing from renewed NCLB

Choosing Democracy: More testing from renewed NCLB: AFT’s Weingarten on Secretary Duncan’s ESEA Reauthorization Remarks I n discussing priorities for a revision of No Child Left Behi...

Monday, January 12, 2015

Choosing Democracy: The role of teachers and their unions

Choosing Democracy: The role of teachers and their unions: Building power beyond elections: The unique role of educators and their unions By Joshua Pechthalt, President, California ...

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Democracy, Schools, and Teachers' Unions

Choosing Democracy: Democracy, Schools, and Teachers' Unions: Leo Casey  Over the course of the last 12 weeks, I have been thinking about  our conversations here  on democracy, schools, and teache...