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The Federal Reserve Board's Plan to Kill Jobs

Truthout - March 2, 2015, by Dean Baker - There is an enormous amount of political debate over various pieces of legislation...

03/2/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Education “Reformers’” New Big Lie: Charter Schools Become Even More Disastrous

Salon - March 2, 2015, by Jeff Bryant -What fun we had recently with North Carolina’s recently elected U.S. senator,...

03/2/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

New York State Exposed Education: We're Watching What Charter Schools do with your hard earned money

NBC News - February 25, 2015, by Berkeley Brean - You know that hard earned money you pay the state and your local school district in taxes? Every year more of it goes to charter schools. $1.5...

02/26/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

EXCLUSIVE: City Lawmaker Demands that Charter Schools Show How They Use Tax Money

New York Daily News - February 24, 2015, by Ben Chapman and Lisa Colangelo - A lawmaker is asking the city’s charter schools to hand over paperwork showing how they use millions of dollars in tax...

02/24/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Promoting Strong Public Schools

In Service Sector, No Rest for the Working

New York Times - February 21, 2015, by Steven Greenhouse - On the nights when she has just...

02/21/2015 | Improving Job Quality, Restoring a Fair Workweek

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

Turning a Moment into a Movement after the Deaths of Unarmed Black Men

Washington Post - February 19, 2015, by Marc Fisher, Sandya Somashekhar, and Wesley Lowery - In the months following...

02/19/2015 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

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 | Immigrant Rights - 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

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