Democratic Voices for Public School Choice

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By Charles Barone  Last week, New York Magazine writer Jonathan Chait offered a trenchant analysis of the politics surrounding the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education: "Both the right and the left have...

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What Should it Take to Become a Teacher?

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By Michael Dannenberg The New Jersey Department of Education is considering widely loosening teacher certification requirements at select charter schools. Our view is if it makes sense to experiment anywhere with a loosening of...

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DFER’s Senate Confirmation Hearing Questions for Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos speaks at a Trump rally in Michigan on Dec. 9. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)

Originally posted on dfer.org  From DFER President Shavar Jeffries:  [caption id="attachment_3960" align="aligncenter" width="525"] Betsy DeVos speaks at a Trump rally in Michigan on Dec. 9. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)[/caption]   On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate...

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ERNed Media: 2016 Year in Review

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As we approach the end of 2016, here's another look back at some of our year's most popular content. Here is your top 12 reading list for December and the holiday break. Happy holidays...

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