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Registration and Info Now Available! Network for Public Education Conference in Austin, TX March 1 and 2

The Network for Public Education (NPE) 2014 National Conference will bring together some of the most important figures in the education reform debate. Diane Ravitch, Karen Lewis, and John Kuhn will present conference addresses. Learn more about the keynote speakers here. Stay tuned, over the next few days we may release a few more blockbuster names. PANELS Twenty-two panels on topics

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Ulterior Motives?: School “Reform”, Rich, Poor, and Land Grabs

Cloaking Inequity has explored the ulterior motives of school “reformers” in prior posts (See for example Walking Away From High Stakes Tests, A Noble Lie and Letter to Civil Rights and school “choice” advocate (p.s. neoliberals skip this) and Update on Smart ALEC: Education, Privatization, and the Pursuit of Profit. Recently, Leslie T. Fenwick, the Dean of the Howard School of Education explored their ulterior motives and wrote

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