Jurisdiction Jurisprudence

Because our elected leaders are unwilling to amend the Constitution to guarantee every child in America the right to an excellent education, : That is developmentally appropriate, founded in the Arts, and experiential, : That will seek to discover, develop, and direct the gifts and talents of every child towards becoming a knowledgeable and actively […]

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The United Citizens of America

Before we can be the United States of America we must first become united as a citizenry to return to the concept of a government of the people, by the people, for the people. Lincoln, like many others, including Martin Luther King, recognized that we cannot be divided and united at the same time. Brother […]

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Who’s In The Lead

Leonie Haimson, Executive Director of Class Size Matters, info@classsizmatters.org, lets us know that there is still a great deal of work to be done in an effort to change the system of education so that it concentrates on what is best for the children being educated not those who profit from the inequities in education. […]

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Regent Knowledge

Regents are responsible for the general supervision of all educational activities within the State, presiding over The University and the New York State Education Department. The Regents. . .chairs are appointed by the Chancellor. The Board comprises 17 members elected by the State Legislature for 5 year terms: 1 from each of the State’s 13 […]

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What Is And What Should Be

Russell Dennis states in THE ROLE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES, “The Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution states: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” Since […]

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words

District leaders tell parents they want their sincere involvement in their child’s educational life when their actions say, “Put your child safely on the school bus and safely take your child off the bus.” District leaders know and understand the conditions of poverty. Lack of or insufficient transportation is a condition of poverty. How can […]

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