LEARNING IS MORE THAN A TEST SCORE

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In response to the ever-increasing emphasis on high-stakes testing and the negative impact this is having on authentic teaching and learning, The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) …

Retired Librarian Takes Action in Boston

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The following letter ran in the December 12th edition of the Boston Globe. See below how grandmother, and retired librarian, Lani Gerson, responds to school funding cuts and …

Statement against High-Stakes Standardized Testing

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DEY’s Senior Adviser, Nancy Carlsson-Paige recently initiated a Statement against High- Stakes Testing  which is being signed by Massachusetts professors and researchers.  Below, read a …

AN OPEN LETTER TO OBAMA FROM BILL AYERS

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Below, we share Bill Ayers’ powerful letter to President Obama:Dear President Obama: Congratulations!I’m sure this is a moment you want to savor, a time to take …

Words of Advice to Obama and Romney

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 Here’s what I would say to the presidential candidates (in case they ask me) about what we need to do to give the best education …

DEY Platform

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Note: DEY’s Senior Advisor Nancy Carlsson-Paige and our National Advisory board member Deborah Meier recently present our early childhood platform at the save Our Schools …

Public Letter to the Governing Board of NAEYC

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  The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Annual Conference & Expo is the largest gathering of early childhood professionals in the …

July 2012 Update

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  Dear Friends of DEY, Many good things have been happening at DEY – and I wanted to take this opportunity update you on where …