Policy

Grading the States: A Report Card on Our Nation’s Commitment to Public Schools (USA)

The Network for Public Education and the Schott Foundation released “Grading the States: A Report Card on Our Nation’s Commitment to Public Schools,” a report that evaluates the extent to which the 50 states and the District of Columbia are funneling public money away from community public schools to privately run charter and voucher schools. The report also measures the consequences of school privatization on students’ civil rights and taxpayers’ rights to know how their dollars are spent. [continue reading…]

Book reviews

Book Review – For the People: A Documentary History of the Struggle for Peace and Justice in the United States

“For the People: A Documentary History of the Struggle for Peace and Justice in the United States,” edited by Charles F. Howlettt and Robbie Lieberman, is a volume in the Information Age Press series: Peace Education, edited by Laura Finley & Robin Cooper. This review, authored by Kazuyo Yamane, is one in a series co-published by the Global Campaign for Peace Education and In Factis Pax: Journal of Peace Education and Social Justice toward promoting peace education scholarship. [continue reading…]