The Common Good

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Public Education for the Common Good
Originally Posted: 05/02/2013 - 12:12pm | Type: Blog

In early April, advocates for public education traveled to Washington D.C. for Occupy the Department of Education (Occupy the DOE). Students, parents, educators, and community members came together to protest ...

Test Anxiety
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jan Resseger How the out-of-control emphasis on high-stakes testing jeopardizes school reform. THE SO-CALLED ...

Beyond 'Superman'
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nicole Baker Fulgham Four traits of successful public school reform. I'VE BEEN INVOLVED in public educat ...

What Can Churches Do?
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Romal Tune Faith for Change seeks to support public education—without crossing the church-state divide. JUST ...

Education and the Wealth Gap
Originally Posted: 08/30/2012 - 4:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jan Resseger Julie Polter An advocate for public education argues that trying to make ...

'We Have a Long Way to Go'
Originally Posted: 09/04/2012 - 1:02pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey Jonathan Kozol Jonathan Kozol, author of Fire in the Ashes, talks about ...

SURVEY: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
Originally Posted: 12/07/2012 - 12:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey Take a test to measure your “intelligence.” Kids these days experience a lot of pressure, espec ...

Randall Balmer answers, "What is an Evangelical?"
Originally Posted: 11/04/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Blog

The puzzle here is not that readers of the Bible would tilt toward the political left. That, for me, as well as for thousands of other American evangelicals, is self-evident. ...

Rethinking Our Approach to Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

It is time for those of us who have been advocating for comprehensive immigration reform to rethink our strategies. It is time for those of us who have been advocating for compreh ...

Waiting for Love in a Tea Party World
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Last week I sat at a breakfast table with prominent New York City faith leaders. The topic of the morning was: "In this post-election moment, what issues are you passionate about? ...