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One of the highlights of attending this year’s Network for Public Education Conference was being in the audience for the panel When the 1% Run Our Schools: A Conversation with Jennifer Berkshire and Gordon Lafer.
Not only is Jennifer Berkshire an entertaining interviewer, Gordon Lafer provides a concise and insightful big picture overview of the corporate education agenda and why it’s so dangerous.
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Book Review: Savage Kingdom: Recommended for high school students, with a caveat, and adults.
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“If you’re to be called a communist every time you stand up for basic American rights and freedoms, what’s likely to happen? Will you be silent? And if so, is this what the House Committee on Un-American Activities is really after — a silent, submissive, un-protesting America?”
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