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  • okaikor [at] me [dot] com Subject: Statement from PULSE on Newark Boycott Statement from PULSE CALL TO ACTION On December 19, 2013, the Superintendent of Newark Public Schools announced the One Newark Plan, which threatens to displace students from their neighborhood schools. In []‘>Newark Parent Group Calls for Boycott: People Power – August 28, 2014
    From: Parents Unified for Local School Education (PULSE) Date: August 26, 2014, 7:04:33 AM EDT To: okaikor [at] me [dot] com Subject: Statement from PULSE on Newark Boycott Statement from PULSE CALL TO ACTION On December 19 [...]
  • Bob Braun Calls for Boycott in Newark – August 28, 2014
    Veteran journalist Bob Braun tells the story of a poor black grandmother trying to register her granddaughter in the high that she wanted to attend, that her children had attended, and being treated with disrespe [...]
  • Steve Lopez of the L.A. Times: Can Deasy Survive the iPad Fiasco? – August 27, 2014
    Steve Lopez, columnist for the Los Angeles Times, asks all the right questions about John Deasy and the blow-up of his plan to spend $1 billion for iPads loaded with Pearson curriculum. Can he survive the release [...]
  • Los Angeles: Is This Email the Smoking Gun in the Apple-Pearson Contract? – August 27, 2014
    Howard Blume and Teresa Watanabe update the Los Angeles iPad scandal and note growing demands for a full investigation. This doesnt look good for Deasy. Aquino bailed out and took another job earlier. Dan Schnur [...]
  • Texas: Business Complains About Schools – August 27, 2014
    In a recent article in the Houston Chrinicle, we read that business is mighty disappointed in the schools. They say they arent getting the trained employees they need. They think the schools are too easy. Some wa [...]

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