Maria Brenes: Before the A-G Resolution, only one out of 12 students who graduated from Eastside high school had completed the A-G courses, preparing them for California’s public universities.
Mark Naison: Current school reform policies represent a brilliant tactic to avoid dealing with the real causes of poverty and inequality in society, while finding a convenient scapegoat in public school teachers and their unions.
I am going to continue to support the Occupy movements, which I consider the best hope for democratic change in the last 40 years, in every way I can
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Sikivu Hutchinson: The value-added sham won’t help parents and communities of color struggling to achieve educational equity for youth who have already been intuitively assigned a jail cell by a public school culture marching in lockstep with the teach to the test ethos.