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What I learned at NBC's Education Nation Summit

  • 10-05-2010
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Blog by Brian Jones/Huffington Post

Last week I participated in a panel discussion at NBC's Education Nation summit. For those who missed it, Education Nation was effectively a two and a half day-long meeting of the minds for those who see privatization as the last word in fixing America's public schools. They are known as the "reform" movement. Yes, NBC eventually conceded that some teachers needed to be sprinkled around the summit, and even some union leaders. But organizations such as Class Size Matters, or the new social justice-oriented leadership of the Chicago Teachers Union, or educators who promote progressive pedagogy, such as Rethinking Schools were, unfortunately, not included. (more…)

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