Joshua Liebner: The Ed Reform Movement is attempting to co-opt the term “Progressive” and wrap their agenda up in its fabled glory.
Joshua Leibner: On January 18th, we learned that public education in Los Angeles was buried by a million dollar avalanche in the form of a single contribution by former mayor and billionaire Richard Riordan for a local school board race.
Josh Leibner: Looking back, the leadership of John Deasy at LAUSD was one of the most arrogantly destructive eras of my pedagogical lifetime.
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Joshua Leibner: It is crucially important that Progressives fight hard for the pedagogy they believe in and call out Democrats who support the mainstream Republican education agenda.
Joshua Leibner: You completely dismissed the agonized cry of the teachers of LAUSD who believed that the students should have a superintendent who championed their causes through education policies.