In 3 minutes NPE President Diane Ravitch explains the serious threat that Betsy DeVos poses to public education. Watch and share this powerful video.
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; […]
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 […]
The death of Freddie Gray while in police custody is a national tragedy. We support his family and the millions nationwide who call for justice in his case. We support the thousands who have peacefully joined protests for justice. The national media coverage of the Baltimore uprising continues to sensationalize the violent responses of some of […]
The Network for Public Education stands in full support of parents, students and educators who choose to teach and learn about the reality of high stakes tests, opt out of high stakes tests, speak out against high stakes tests and who refuse to give those tests to students. We take this stand because: Right now, […]
2014 was a year filled with substantial stories, with more than a few seismic shifts in the public education landscape. At the 1st annual conference of the Network for Public Education in Austin, Texas in March, NPE President Diane Ravitch delivered a speech titled “Why We Will Win.” She told the crowd of over 400 public education activists […]