AJC steps up to the plate – again

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Maureen Downey is getting downright feisty as she continues to ponder the chaos that has been the country’s knee-jerks in education. I STRONGLY recommend you read her piece in this morning’s AJC print version. I’ll put a link to an electron version here as soon as she releases it

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Why is Congress Redlining Our Schools?

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Article in The Nation by Linda Darling-Hammond. You really want to read this.

http://www.thenation.com/article/165575/why-congress-redlining-our-schools?page=0,0

In case for some reason you can’t access this, Valerie Strauss re-published it at The Answer sheet here:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/post/darling-hammond-why-is-congress-redlining-our-schools/2012/01/16/gIQAP3BI4P_blog.html#pagebreak

MLK’s prescient thinking on education reform

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Valerie (Washington Post Answer Sheet) today posted three quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.’s writings. Still relevant.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/post/mlks-prescient-thinking-on-education-reform/2012/01/15/gIQAnIV91P_blog.html#pagebreak