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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Education

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Education

Stand With East Ramapo
Posted on Friday January 23, 2015

Spring Valley High School was once a robust school, but since members of the Haredi Jewish community won a majority of seats the school board in 2007, the school has fallen significantly behind other high schools in Rockland County, New York. Dozens of classes, extracurricular activities and staff members have been cut or fired from […]

Two Birds with One Stone
Posted on Tuesday December 02, 2014

In this age of intersecting social justice imperatives — when advocates are looking for important overlaps between traditionally defined policy areas — it’s important to remember one key issue that has serious repercussions for both our public school system and the separation of church and state: vouchers. Vouchers (and some private school tax credits), known to […]

Securing a High Quality Public Education System for America’s Children
Posted on Friday November 14, 2014

As the graduate from a public high school, I know what the impact of public schools can have on a person. At Newton South High School, I was fortunate enough to have many fantastic teachers, to participate in a number of extracurricular activities, to receive a high quality education that well prepared me for college […]

Restarting the Scroll for Education for Women and Girls Around the World
Posted on Friday October 17, 2014

Last Saturday, October 11, was International Day of the Girl. Just two years ago, the UN established this commemorative day to raise awareness about all issues concerning gender inequality for young women and children around the world. The day is used as an opportunity for activist groups to come together with the goal of highlighting, […]

Bilingual Education

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Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

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