September 5, 2023 7:29 pmPublished by CarolBurrisComments Off on Diane in Conversation: The Right-wing Plot to End Public Education
On September 11, the Network for Public Education and the Education Law Center will host investigative reporter Nick Surgey of Documented, the investigative nonprofit that supplied the “inside the room” conversations regarding the plot to undermine and ultimately destroy democratically governed neighborhood public schools and siphon funding to private schools and homeschools.
August 5, 2023 2:55 pmPublished by CarolBurrisComments Off on NPE Mourns the Loss of Former Communications Director Darcie Cimarusti
Mother Crusader. That is what Darcie Cimarusti called herself, and it was a title she earned again and again. As a mom, devoted spouse of a teacher, NPE Communications Director, and school board President, Darcie was devoted to public schools.
August 3, 2023 2:54 pmPublished by CarolBurrisComments Off on National Charter Alliance’s Goal: All Public Schools Should Be Chartered
Nina Rees, the President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, said that her organization's “personal goal” is to make all public schools “like charter schools” that would be “schools of choice.”
July 19, 2023 11:43 amPublished by CarolBurrisComments Off on In Fact or Fallacy: NPE Critiques Latest CREDO Report
Whose interests does CREDO really represent? The public or its funders? Or the interests of the right-wing Hoover Institution? Read our report and find out.Whose interests does CREDO really represent? The public or its funders? Or the interests of the right-wing Hoover Institution? Read our report and find out.
June 30, 2023 8:10 pmPublished by CarolBurrisComments Off on NPE Statement on Supreme Court Decision: SFFA v. Harvard and FFA v. UNC
The Network for Public Education is deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court’s decision to declare that universities and colleges' holistic, race-conscious admissions processes are unconstitutional. The ruling tramples on academic freedom and the interest of universities and colleges in assembling a diverse student body.