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Double Academic Jeopardy for Wisconsin's Black Students

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Created by DFER's Communications Coordinator and Web Editor, Stephanie Doctrow

From DFER's Blog Series: Infographic Tuesdays

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DFER Illinois Statement on Mayor Emanuel's Expansion of International Baccalaureate Curriculum

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Owen Kilmer | 708.560.3388 | Owen@dfer.org

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DFER Illinois Statement on Mayor Emanuel's Expansion of International Baccalaureate Curriculum

Rebeca Nieves-Huffman, State Director of Democrats for Education Reform - Illinois, issued the following statement applauding Mayor Emanuel And CPS For expanding International Baccalaureate curriculum to five additional schools:

“The expansion of the IB program over the last three years is making the city of Chicago the nation’s capital for one of today's most effective curriculum models, and because of this, more students will be given a path towards attending a four-year college than ever before. No city leader has put greater effort in to promoting more rigorous standards in the classroom than Mayor Emanuel, and we applaud his continued focus on promoting education opportunity for Chicago students.”

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DFER News Roundup

DFER News Roundup

Happy Spring!

By Devin Boyle, Director of Communications, and Stephanie Doctrow, Communications Coordinator and Web Editor

Featured:

DFER Seen & Heard:

  • The Huffington Post’s Joy Resmovits and EdWeek’s Katie Ash covered Barone and LeBuhn’s paper on the GOP and school choice.

Advocacy, Policy Briefs & Such:

  • Press release | In CO, attack on great teachers for all avoided for 2014 legislative session. 

DFER Blog:

  • “What would LBJ say?

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Michigan Kids Falling Behind

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My late congrats to the Huskies

My bracket was busted the second Creighton lost, but congrats to the Huskies fans out there celebrating the end of a very unpredictable March Madness.

Putting aside hoop dreams, there’s still a chance of victory for two impressive Ds in serious need of your support—our April Reformers of the Month, state Rep. Margo Davidson (PA-164) and Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries.

Rep. Davidson—the first in her family to attend college, and a community leader in Philly—is a true blue DFER. While in office, she has supported high-quality public charter schools and a tax increase to fully fund the state’s public schools. But she’s being pounded by the state’s teachers union, which plans to raise $200,000 for her opponent leading up to the May 20th primary.

You can help keep Margo in office by clicking here and contributing as little as $10.

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