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Watch this Video & Find Your Inner Activist

In Creating Citizens for the World, nine early educators speak straight from the heart, challenging NY’s Common Core standards, which have drastically altered early childhood, damaging students and demoralizing those who educate them. Share it on social media, show it to parents and educators. Screen it for your school board. Find your inner activist . . . Here’s how →

In Case You Missed It . . .

A Film and Conversation about Public Education

Backpack Full of Cash, a feature-length documentary directed and produced by Sarah Mondale and Vera Aronow, explores the growing privatization of public schools. This powerful film puts a human face on charters, vouchers, and high-stakes testing, highlighting the devastating consequences of these policies for children’s well-being and our democracy . . . Learn More →

Reclaiming Childhood and Restoring Teacher Voice in the Age of Standards-Based Accountability

The ECE contingent at the NPE conference was small, but vociferous. One of the sessions, which I moderated and Susan DuFresne filmed live on her smartphone, was amazing. Bianca Tanis, Michelle Gunderson, Geralyn Bywater McLaughlin, and Denisha Jones (left to right after me in photo) weighed in on the challenges in their cities and states and strategies for making change. View Session →

#LetKidsBKids—Support ECE Voices at Thunderclap

More than 350 ECE teachers, professors, principals, and superintendents have signed our letter to top policymakers telling them to press pause on NY’s flawed PreK-2 ELA standards. Please sign the letter, and support #LetKidsBKids.

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