IN THE NEWS: NC JUDGE RULES VOUCHERS UNCONSTITUTIONAL
North Carolina Judge Robert Hobgood ruled that the Opportunity Scholarship program is unconstitutional. Read about it here.
RECENT: TEACHER KSHAMA SAWANT, MOTHER OF THE $15/HR WAGE
Teacher and council member Kshama Sawant, who was instrumental in bringing the $15.00 minimum wage to Seattle, speaks at the Educating Gates rally, on organizing for change. Read about Kshama here.
RECENT: WAYNE AU AT THE EDUCATING GATES RALLY
DESCRIPTION: Rethinking Schools editor Wayne Au speaking this June at Educating Gates Rally, in Seattle, on the politics of school reform. Find a transcript of his full speech here!
RECENT: BURBANK CHARTER OPEN FORUM 6/30
DESCRIPTION: The Burbank school board recently announced the opening of Burbank first charter, a school for Armenian children new to the country. Following a storm of protest, Superintendent Jan Britz announced an open forum would be held to address concerns.
RECENT: ANTHONY CODY AT EDUCATING GATES RALLY
DESCRIPTION: Education blogger Anthony Cody speaks on the connection between Bill Gates and Common Core.
RECENT: EMPOWER ED CONFERENCE
FROM OUR ARCHIVES: NOAM CHOMSKY ON THE PUBLIC GOOD OF SCHOOLS
Last March, Schoolhouse Live braved Boston during St. Patrick's Day to talk about public education with Dr. Noam Chomsky at MIT. Here is what we learned.
DIANE RAVITCH AT NPE CONFERENCE, MARCH 2, 2014
NOTE: DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES, THE FINAL MINUTES OF THE SPEECH WERE NOT RECORDED. APOLOGIES TO DR. RAVITCH AND NPE. SCROLL DOWN FOR REMAINING MINUTES,COURTESY OF FILMMAKER BILL BAYKAN. VISIT THE SITE FOR HIS UPCOMING DOCUMENTARY "THE PUBLIC SCHOOL WARS" AT PUBLICSCHOOLWARS.COM.