Public education advocates come in many shapes and sizes. Sometimes it feels like we are all in a rather large tent, with some fighting school closures, teacher layoffs, and privatization efforts, while others battle for fair state and federal budgets, and still others push for charter school reform, smaller class sizes, and an end to high-stakes-testing. While grassroots movements are messy like this, it may help to remember when this tent starts to feel like a three ring circus, that we are all advocating for the same thing: public education as a public good. At its very essence, that means we are united by the common goal of great schools for all our children, with adequate, equitable, and sustainable public funding. So here is some of what public education activism looks like this week.
Rally for Public Education
Remember last February when we got over 250 people outside in the…
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