Just say no…to vouchers.

Diane Ravitch's blog

The Democrats Abroad platform unequivocally supports the strengthening of public education and the education profession. It opposes privatization of public education. It opposes charter schools and vouchers. It supports the use of tests for diagnostic purposes and opposes the use of tests to evaluate teachers and schools. It opposes the outsourcing of any aspect of educational leadership. It supports the right of education employees to bargain collectively and opposes efforts to curtail that right.

It is refreshing to see that Democrats abroad are in touch with the historic ideals of the Democratic party.

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III. AMERICAN DOMESTIC ISSUES

We applaud our Administration’s accomplishments and encourage greater efforts to ensure equality of opportunity through public support

1. Education, Arts and Sciences

Education is a basic human right according to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and a public responsibility. We must pro-actively develop a population that is globally aware, globally sensitive…

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