Monthly Archives: October 2018

Please forward to CA voters ASAP!

I’m posting this for the Tony Thurmond campaign. Please forward to all California voters. The November 6th election is just five weeks away, mail in ballots are coming soon or may have already arrived, and I am asking you to vote for Tony Thurmond for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. This race is important. With all the news coverage of the federal midterm elections, no one

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Breaking News: NAACP Resolution Decries Representation of African Americans in textbooks, courses and standards

The NAACP has a new resolution speaking out against the problematic representation of African Americans in our education system. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights organization. It was formed in 1909 as a “bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans.” My Great Grandma Z. Louise Scott was an NAACP

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NPE Action Endorses Tony Thurmond for Superintendent of Public Instruction in California!

NPE Action Endorses Tony Thurmond for Superintendent of Public Instruction in California! http://dianeravitch.net/2018/10/04/npe-action-endorses-tony-thurmond-for-superintendent-of-public-instruction-in-california/ — Read on dianeravitch.net/2018/10/04/npe-action-endorses-tony-thurmond-for-superintendent-of-public-instruction-in-california/

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Is the Co-Location of Charters Inside Neighborhood Schools a Problem?

This past summer I had opportunity to visit the Hawkins community schools in Los Angeles. What I haven’t talked about publicly is that I was also invited to visit Magnolia Science Academy 3 (MSA3)   which is co-located at Curtiss Middle School in Carson California during the same trip. The Magnolia schools are affiliated with the Gulen charters, the second largest

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