Thursday, August 28, 2014

Choosing Democracy: Back to School, and to Widening Inequality

Choosing Democracy: Back to School, and to Widening Inequality:  Robert Reich   American kids are getting ready to head back to school. But the schools they’re heading back to differ dramatically by f...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Choosing Democracy: Another Opportunity Missed - Civic Education Polic...

Choosing Democracy: Another Opportunity Missed - Civic Education Polic...: California education policy makers have once again written and published a nice looking report on school curriculum – this one on the need ...

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Choosing Democracy: "Better than the Republicans", Not Good Enough

Choosing Democracy: "Better than the Republicans", Not Good Enough: by Jeff Bryant, A common admonition progressives have gotten used to hearing over the years is to support more conservative Democratic c...

Sunday, July 06, 2014

Choosing Democracy: Breton repeats deeply flawed Vergara claims

Choosing Democracy: Breton repeats deeply flawed Vergara claims: Sacramento Bee opinion columnist Marco Breton published a piece on Sunday,   July 6, noting that Progress ( on race relations) has been ...

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Choosing Democracy: Let Teachers Teach, Stop Toxic Testing

Choosing Democracy: Let Teachers Teach, Stop Toxic Testing: by Félix Pérez By one estimate, nearly one-third of school time is now spent preparing students to take standardized tests, administerin...

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Choosing Democracy: When Teachers are left out of Common Core

Choosing Democracy: When Teachers are left out of Common Core: by Jeff Bryant This act is wearing thin. As  implementations of Common Core State Standards falter  around the country, supporters of t...

Monday, June 16, 2014

We Won't Give Up- Attacks on Teachers

Choosing Democracy: We Won't Give Up- Attacks on Teachers: National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel is angry at people who would treat our children as commodities in order to yie...