Tag Archives: Julian Vasquez Heilig

From Segregated, to Integrated, to Narrowed Knowledge

The landmark case Brown v. Board of Education set a new legal precedent in the United States that dismantled the “strange career” (Woodward, 2001 [1966]) of Jim Crow. The purpose of this law, from the standpoint of the social engineers of this Civil Rights Movement, was to change to the social, economic, and educational opportunities for African Americans and other

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Betsy DeVos and Trump are WRONG: What We Know About School Privatization #NPE17CA

Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos have claimed that charters and vouchers are better options for students than public schools. The research tell us that she is wrong. The year 2017 marked the 4th annual Network for Public Education (NPE) national conference in Oakland, California. We joined with friends and allies to learn, share and prepare for the challenges that lie ahead

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Attend #NPE17CA in Oakland, CA Oct 14-15

The Network for Public Education invites you to attend its 4th annual conference in Oakland California. Keynotes include Nikole Hannah-Jones, Diane Ravitch, Eric Heins and Julian Vasquez Heilig and many more. The goal of NPE is to connect all those who are passionate about our schools – students, parents, teachers and citizens. We share information and research on vital issues that

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Controversial Debate: “Choice is essential to improving education in the US”

Did we win the school choice debate that I almost missed? A Better Chicago, a foundation that seeks to “empower high performing nonprofits that are dramatically improving educational opportunities for low income Chicagoans” hosted a debate at its annual education summit on Thursday May 18, 2017 at Venue SIX10 610 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL. The debate motion was: “Choice is

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