Time For “Testing As Child Abuse Suits” to Fill the Nation’s Courts

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Mark Naison: When a massive threat emerges to the health and well-being of the nation’s children, action must be taken. Protecting children from abusive testing is the REAL civil rights cause of our time.

What Is Lost When Teaching as a Lifetime Calling Is Undermined

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Mark Naison: Current reforms will make our schools places where inquiry and imagination are stifled, and students and teachers are always looking over their shoulder to see if they have violated some rule. If that happens, something very precious in our lives will have been lost.‎

The US Human Rights Network Conference

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US Human Rights Network Conference – International Human Rights Day is December 10th. The USHR Network is conducting a conference at the Radisson LAX this week

Three Ideas to Fix the Economy

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Judith Stein: The chances of immediate action on jobs are remote, but analyzing the causes of the crisis, devising and promoting a program that can restore growth and jobs, and constructing a politics that can effect change is crucial because there will be future political openings.