Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Tag: education

How Native American children benefit from trauma-informed schools

Students in these communities are disproportionately affected by trauma. When they act out, adults with training ask, “Is there anything I can do to help you?” rather than “Why are you acting this way?”

Why the new push for charter schools should anger progressives

Surveys find that Americans have increased confidence in public schools while support for charter schools has dropped by double digit percentages among Democrats and Republicans.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, July 26, 2018

Federal lawsuit against President Trump's business interests allowed to proceed, deadly wildfires rage around the world, Betsy Devos is hurting students again, and more.

Education and the mental health epidemic

Systems of education built around the ideals of the market that use competition, selection and examinations are contributing to a collective atmosphere of division, injustice and anxiety.

What can be learned from a mass shooting that didn’t happen?

We may never have to confront a mass murderer, but we all can and must work on a culture bringing mass murder into our troubled world.

Trump’s Supreme Court strikes blow to government workers, good paying jobs

“This is a concerted, corporate-funded effort to get rid of public employee unions."

Minority lawyers hanging from their own bootstraps

How law schools fail those who seek justice.

New campaign: Classrooms Not Computers, stop education profiteering

The devil is in the details. The devil is in the data.

West Virginia teachers help vote out longtime foe of state’s unions

The teachers handed Republican state Sen. Robert Karnes his defeat as many participated in the GOP primary.

The kindly 87-year-old man who took all the school kids’ lunch...

There seems to be no corporate recognition of the shameful act of taking decades of societal largesse and then doing everything possible to avoid paying for any of it.

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American dominance in space? Why Trump’s push for Space Force is a bad idea

“This is a crucial moment where the public must stand and say ‘hell no!”

How Native American children benefit from trauma-informed schools

Students in these communities are disproportionately affected by trauma. When they act out, adults with training ask, “Is there anything I can do to help you?” rather than “Why are you acting this way?”
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10 steps to finding common ground

It’s to get us thinking about what’s really happening to America. It’s exposing the abuses of power all around us.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 14, 2018

DNC will take fossil fuel money after all, Income inequality in America vs. Europe, and more.

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