Monthly Archives: July 2012

Education Talks at Socialism 2012

At the end of each school year, I start the summer off by attending the annual Socialism Conference, held in Chicago, usually the last weekend of June or first weekend of July.  If you are a progressive educator, I HIGHLY … Continue reading

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Education and Capitalism, part 1

This summer, the Coalition to Defend Public Education here in Rhode Island is holding a book discussion on the new book Education and Capitalism, published by Haymarket Books.  The discussion is taking place in five sessions—details on the discussions can … Continue reading

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Hard Times, part 2

The following came from a friend of mine from high school, in response to my last post.  She is now a teacher in Indiana–a 15-hour drive from Rhode Island, and yet the same patterns apply!  Here is what she wrote: … Continue reading

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