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Hold the Fed Accountable: Opposing View

USA Today - March 17, 2015, by Mark Weisbrot - Should the Federal Reserve raise interest rates in order to create more unemployment and keep wages from rising? If the question were asked that way...

03/17/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Why Charter Schools Are a Bad Idea: Guest Opinion

AL.com - March 17, 2014, by Rep. Craig Ford - Other than the $700 million hole in the state's General Fund budget, no issue has been more talked about than the charter school bill.

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03/17/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Conservatives May Control State Governments, But Progressives Are Rising

Common Dreams - March 13, 2015, by George Goehl, Ana María Archila, and Fred Azcarate - In November, conservatives swept not only Congress, but a majority of statehouses. While gridlock in...

03/13/2015 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Organizing for Education Justice

#WeRise Supporters Rally at the NH Statehouse

Concord Patch - March 13, 2015, by Tony Schinella - About 40 people gathered at the Statehouse this week to protest a political system rigged on behalf of big corporations and the wealthy,...

03/13/2015 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

It's Not Yet Time to Celebrate State's Graduation Rate

SCTimes - March 13, 2013, by Annette Meeks - Late last month, the Minnesota Department of Education released new data regarding Minnesota's high school graduation rate. The good news from the...

03/13/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Economic Recovery? Not for Ferguson or Black America

MSNBC - March 13, 2015, by Jane Timm - “America is coming back,” President Obama declared late last month, touting strong job creation and rising wages. “We’ve risen from recession.” But for...

03/13/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Poll: Voters like Charter Schools but Want More Oversight

The Seattle Times - March 12, 2015, by Leah Todd - Voters want greater oversight for charter schools and more assurance that charters — independently run but publicly funded schools — won’t hurt...

03/12/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable

Activists Call for End to ‘Economic Racism’

The St. Louis American - March 12, 2014, by Rebecca Rivas - African-American residents are sick and tired of hearing about an economic recovery that does not apply to them, said Derek Laney, an...

03/12/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Allentown School Director, Others Rally for Education Funding Boost at Sen. Pat Browne's Office

The Express-Times - March 11. 2015, by Precious Petty - Pennsylvanians on Wednesday rallied in cites across the commonwealth and urged state legislators to put people first.

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03/11/2015 | Organizing for Education Justice

Thousands Today Say #WeRise To Reclaim Government For The People

Campaign for America's Future - March 11, 2015, by Isaiah J. Poole - At the office of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, more than 2,500 demonstrators, most wearing white “We Rise” T-shirts, staged a ...

03/11/2015 | Improving Job Quality

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