November 22, 2016
For those of us who support public education, a real bright spot in the November 2016 election was the defeat of Amendment 1 in Georgia. Amendment 1 proposed to allow the state to create a state-wide “Opportunity School District” that would take over and privatize so-called “failing schools,” patterned after similar districts in Louisiana, Tennessee and Michigan.
November 21, 2016
A bright spot in an extremely dark election landscape came from Massachusetts voters, who soundly defeated a ballot question to lift restrictions on charter school expansion. The question’s defeat was a victory for public schools and for the power of educating the public about charter schools.
October 11, 2016
The NAACP is poised to approve a moratorium on charter schools, but they're under fire from the charter lobby. Call today and lend them your support.
September 22, 2015
Listen to NPE Executive Director Robin Hiller's interview with #FightForDyett hunger striker Jitu Brown just hours after the strike was ended.
September 21, 2015
On Saturday, after 34 days, the #FightForDyett hunger strike came... View Article
December 29, 2014
2014 was a year filled with substantial stories, with more than... View Article