The Nation magazine names Seattle Eduction Association “Most Valuable Union” and credits Social Equality Educators for support of MAP test boycott

The Nation magazine released its "Progressive Honor Roll of 2013" where it names "heroes both for their accomplishments of the past year and their determination to do even more in 2014"--and they made some great picks! Most valuable book went to Diane Ravitich for here masterpiece of truth-telling, Reign of Error. "Most Valuable Musical Partnership" …

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ColorLines magazine: MAP test boycott among “10 Racial Justice Wins for 2013”!

Video: 10 Racial Justice Wins For 2013 ColorLines magazine just released their list of  “10 Racial Justice Wins for 2013”—and it is impressive. In a year when George Zimmerman was permitted to legally lynch Trayvon Martin, it can be all too easy to overlook the hard work of racial justice activists around the nation who …

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MAP Test Boycott named in “Best Education News of 2013” by Washington Post’s Answer Sheet

What Valerie Strauss' "Best and worst education news of 2013" means for the state of education: Valerie Strauss, who runs the Washington Post blog, "The Answer sheet", has complied an insightful list of the "Best and worst education news of 2013."  Strauss' list is a must read to understand the current political moment in the …

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Video: “Reframing the Purpose of Education” and Testing at NBC’s Nationally Broadcast “Education Nation” Program

Public education advocates such as Education Week writer Anthony Cody have noted that NBC's nationally live broadcast program, "Education Nation," too often has excluded voices of educators and critics of the corporate education reform agenda.  When I got the call to participate, I was surprised and unsure if my voice would truly be heard.  I …

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NBC’s “Education Nation” to include Jesse Hagopian on MAP test boycott–Live on Sun, Oct. 6, 12:00-2:00 PM ET

Garfield High School teacher Jesse Hagopian will speak about the MAP test boycott on the live national broadcast of MSNBC’s Education Nation “Teacher Town Hall,” at 12:00 – 2:00 PM ET/9:00—11:00 AM PT. NBC’s annual “Education Nation” summit is a three day extravaganza exploring “What It Takes” for the nation “to ensure students are successfully …

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