Results tagged “NAPTA”

The National Association to Prevent Teacher Abuse (NAPTA) by Karen Horwitz (La Asociación Nacional para la Prevención del Abuso de Maestros (NAPTA) por Karen Horwitz)

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(Mensaje se repite en Español) (For a national view of public education reform see the end of this blog post) As we have said many times over during the last year on this site, the unquestioned fallacy that remains the exclusive mantra of mainstream media is that the longstanding failure of public education is the responsibility of teachers, when nothing could be further from the truth. In the following comment, meant to address this purposeful distortion of who is really responsible for failed public education, Karen Horwitz, the founder of NAPTA, talks about who should really be held responsible for the ongoing and premeditated failure of public education in this country. My voice, the voice of Karen Horwitz, and those of the silenced majority - which is never given space in mainstream media - is really the dominant narrative that must be heard, if we ever expect to reconstitute an uncorrupted public education system as the sine qua non of this country's continuation as a philosophically and economically vital democracy, where the interest of the majority take precedence over those who continue to pervert the system for their own self-interest:

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02 2011

KPFK's Shows the National Scope of LAUSD White Chalk Crime (KPFK muestra el alcance nacional del Delito del LAUSD tiza blanca)

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(Mensaje se repite en Español) (For a national view of public education reform see the end of this blog post) On January 18th, 19th, and 20th, Sonali Kolhatkar dedicated three segments of her daily morning show Uprising on KPFK - 90.7FM at 8a.m. - to the endemic corruption that continues to be allowed in the running of public education at LAUSD and elsewhere throughout the United States. She focused on the systematic harassment of any teacher that stands against this corruption in defense of honest and rigorous public education for all in a country that is now more segregated than it was pre-Brown vs Board of Education.
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