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Public Perspectives: Insights from EdNext's 2014 Survey

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From DFER's Blog Series: Infographic Tuesdays

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My kids are getting so big...

Can you believe it’s back to school time? My sons are all at different stages in their educations, heading off to day care, high school and college. This time of year always makes me stop to think about how lucky my family has been to have access to excellent public schools.

Unfortunately, that’s not yet the case for all children and families. To get there, we need leaders at all levels of government championing great schools for all kids.

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While Adults Play Politics, Kids Continue to Lose

By Nicole Brisbane, DFER-NY State Director

I’m not sure I understand Assemblywoman Deborah Glick’s rationale to deprive certain kids of getting a good education. In an op-ed by the New York Post Editorial Board on August 8, they noted that she wrote a letter to the chairman of the State University of New York Board of Trustees demanding they ban new public charter schools in District 2, which she partially represents. Her reasoning for the ban is because District 2 has some of the highest-performing traditional district schools.

District 2 covers some of the wealthiest communities in Manhattan, on the Upper East Side and Midtown West and below.

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The Changing Makeup of America's Classrooms

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Democrats for Education Reform Names Nicole Brisbane as New York State Director

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Devin Boyle | 202.445.0416 | Devin@dfer.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Democrats for Education Reform Names Nicole Brisbane as New York State Director

New York - August 12, 2014 - Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) announced today that it has hired Nicole Brisbane to serve as New York State Director. Brisbane comes to DFER from Teach for America, where she led new site development efforts as part of the national team.

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