No Public Education, No Democracy! by Simone Harris

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by Simone Harris
Guest Writer
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Feb. 28, 2012

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I teach English at Montgomery High School in Santa Rosa, California. I love my school, my amazing colleagues, and the kids who enter my classroom each year. But I hate what is happening to public education.

From the national to the local level, our public schools are under attack, and that means our students are under attack. This attack takes more than one form. Continue reading