This is an edited version of an impassioned call to defend public education by Diane Ravitch, Professor of Education at New York University, former US Assistant Secretary of Education and author of the best-selling book The Death and Life of the Great American School System. The speech was delivered at the 2010 Representative Assembly of the US National Education Association in New Orleans on 6 July 2010. Continue reading “Impassioned Call to Defend Public Education”
Yet another report has found that charter schools in the United States do no better in increasing student results than traditional public schools. It adds another layer to the accumulating evidence that charter schools are not the answer to better results. Continue reading “Another Study Shows that Charter Schools do no Better than Traditional Public Schools”
Save Our Schools strives for a high quality public education system that:
- Ensures that all children receive the education necessary for a full adult life and to be active citizens;
- Achieves social equity in education outcomes; and
- Sustains a democratic and socially tolerant society.