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Dean Baker: Why We Must Oppose the Coming Fed Interest Rate Hike

Truthout - February 19, 2015, by Isaiah J. Poole - Progressives need to step up their opposition to any moves by the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates in the near future, economist Dean...

02/19/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Newark Student Sit-in Lasted Through the Night at District Headquarters

NJ.com - February 18, 2015, by Naomi Nix - New Jersey Communities United organizer and NSU co-founder Thais Marques said the school district is preventing food from coming up to the students...

02/18/2015 | Organizing for Education Justice, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Statement: As Texas Circuit Court Judge Rules Against Immigrant Families, The Center for Popular Democracy Calls on US Fifth Court of Appeals To Reject Politically-Motivated Lawsuit by Anti-Immigrant Politicians

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 17 2015

Contact: Ricardo A. Ramírez, rramirez@populardemocracy.org, 202-464-7376

 

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02/17/2015 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation

Charter Schools Struggling to Meet Academic Growth

Star Tribune - February 17, 2015, by Kim McGuire - Students in most Minnesota charter schools are failing to hit learning targets and are not achieving adequate academic growth,...

02/17/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Juez Federal Suspende la Acción Ejecutiva un Día Antes de Entrar en Vigor

Univision - February 16, 2015 - Un juez federal de Texas suspendió temporalmente el lunes la entrada en vigor de la acción ejecutiva del presidente Barack Obama, un día antes de que comenzara la...

02/15/2015 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation

Accountability of Charter Schools in Illinois Raises Questions

WTAX News Radio - February 2, 2015 - Charter schools in Illinois are in the cross hairs of a new report alleging a lack of accountability leading to between $13 million and $27 million in fraud....

02/2/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Municipal Court Reforms Gaining Momentum, But How Far Will They Go?

St. Louis Post Dispatch - February 2, 2014, by Jeffrey Kohler - While law professors and activists call for dramatic reforms for municipal courts in St. Louis County — including getting rid of...

02/2/2015 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

New Report Alleges Charter School Fraud Could Be Costing IL Taxpayers $27 Million

Education Votes - February 2, 2015, by Brian Washington - Proven or suspected fraud in Illinois’ charter school industry is suspected of carrying a price tag for taxpayers as high as $27.7 million...

02/2/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Charter School Issues Discussed

WBGZ Radio - February 1, 2015, by Dave Dahl - Charter schools in Illinois are in the cross hairs of a new report alleging a lack of accountability leading to between $13 million and $27 million in...

02/1/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

IDNYC: Fuente de Dignidad para Miles

El Diario - January 30, 2015, by Ana Maria Archila - Se puede palpar la emoción este mes en las comunidades inmigrantes pues los neoyorquinos, incluidos miles de inmigrantes indocumentados...

01/30/2015 | Expanding Municipal ID Cards

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