Until charter schools become true public schools, NPE will continue to consider them to be private schools that take public funding.
The delegates to the NAACP take strong a stand to protect communities from charter abuses and to put a moratorium on charter growth.
The Network for Public Education apoya con entusiasmo a aquellos padres que deciden optar por que sus hijos no presenten los exámenes estatales del 2016.
There is much we applaud in the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA). Although the bill is far from perfect, it is better than the status quo. ECAA represents a critical step forward, placing an absolute ban on the federal government intervening in how states evaluate schools and teachers. It bars the US Department of Education from either […]
We mourn for the victims and their families, and we mourn for the black community of Charleston, and we mourn for America, what it should be, what it is not. And we pray, as Rev. Pinckney would have, for peace, love, justice, and reconciliation. Peace for the families; reconciliation for the communities, black and white; […]
We, the below undersigned organizations, oppose high-stakes testing because we believe these tests are causing harm to students, to public schools, and to the cause of educational equity. High-stakes standardized tests, rather than reducing the opportunity gap, have been used to rank, sort, label, and punish Black and Latino students, and recent immigrants to this […]
For Immediate Release Robin Hiller Executive Director, Network for Public Education Phone (520) 668-4634 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Today, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights led 11 civil rights groups into a national disagreement with students who have exercised their constitutional political free speech rights and chosen to opt-out of high-stakes testing. The Network […]
Authored by Jesse Hagopian and the NPE Board of Directors Today several important civil rights organizations released a statement that is critical of the decision by many parents and students to opt out of high stakes standardized tests. Though we understand the concerns expressed in this statement, we believe high stakes tests are doing more […]