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Freedom Socialist Party: Public education at stake

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June-July 2013 – Volume 34, No. 3

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Public education at stake: leaders and misleaders in the fight for Crenshaw High

Yuisa Gimeno
June 2013

Student activist Anita Parker speaks on behalf of the Crenshaw Cougar Coalition at a press conference protesting the school district’s reconstitution plan, Jan. 28, 2013. Photo: Karla Alegria

Student activist Anita Parker speaks on behalf of the Crenshaw Cougar Coalition at a press conference protesting the school district’s reconstitution plan, Jan.

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Green Party editorial: Andrew Cuomo Wants Your Child To Compete In The Hunger Games

An opinion piece by Michael O’Neil, Secretary of the Green Party of New York State:

Editorial: Andrew Cuomo Wants Your Child To Compete In The Hunger Games

Kids from rich and poor districts compete against each other in a high-stakes game designed to reinforce a rigid class system. The plot to Suzanne Collins’ smash hit The Hunger Games, or Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new scheme for $200 million in “competitive school grants”?… Read more ...

Lee Wrights: No Child Left Behind is leaving all children behind

Q. Where, in the Constitution, is there mention of education?
A. There is none; education is a matter reserved for the States.

(U.S. National Archives website)

by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (Sept. 24) – The federal education program No Child Left Behind is leaving behind the very children it was supposedly designed to help.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA: ‘Democracy in the Streets: Madison Mobilizes to Defeat the Anti-Labor Walker’

by Omar Mohamad, Socialist Party of South Central Wisconsin and Billy Wharton, co-chair Socialist Party USA:

The mass protests led by public employees unions in Madison, Wisconsin have been presented by some mainstream commentators as a labor’s last stand. They are not. They are a spark, a spark with the potential to create a new protest movement capable of revitalizing our unions, radicalizing student organizing and creating a space for democratic socialist politics.… Read more ...

Evergreen Libertarian: Let’s put the teachers in charge

Michael H. Wilson at Evergreen Libertarian:

The standoff between the Republicans and the Democrats in Wisconsin over the unions has managed to capture a significant portion of the news and now is spreading to Ohio, Indiana and elsewhere. Teachers are a large portion of the government employees involved. Caught in the middle of all of this are the students whose schools have been closed in some cases and the taxpayers who have to foot the bill.… Read more ...

Alex Snitker: ‘Selling Out Our Children’s Education’

Column by Florida Libertarian US Senate candidate Alex Snitker emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

The United States Constitution gives the federal government the authority to do quite a few things. Meddling in our children’s education isn’t one of them. But that hasn’t stopped them from spending another $4.35 billion in stimulus money under the guise of reforming K-12 public education.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: ‘Public Education Brainwashing- Obama Indoctrination Day on Tuesday’

Public Education Brainwashing: Obama Indoctrination Day on Tuesday

The Only Home-school Dad on a Modern-Day Presidential Ticket Lambasts Obama For Policies That Condemn Minority Students to Failing Public Schools.

Root Calls Public School System “a Public Embarassment.”

Studies Prove That Home-schooled Students are Almost TWICE As Smart as Public School Students.… Read more ...