The Unnoticed Threat to Public Schools

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By Michael Dannenberg From Friday’s op-ed on tax reform in Democracy Journal  While the eyes of public education advocates remain transfixed on Secretary Betsy DeVos and President Trump’s private school voucher and “skinny budget” aspirations,...

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Make Tax Reform Work For Kids

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By Michael Dannenberg From Thursday's op-ed in U.S. News & World Report   Trump should seize the opportunity of tax reform to increase support for public education – and make the system fairer. When...

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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...

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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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