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Richmond Forum On Public Education And The Lessons Of Privatization

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Date:
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Progressive Teachers Of Richmond
Location Details:
Richmond Public Library
325 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA

Public education is under assault. This forum will focus on the history of privatization in education and the lessons of the introductions of charter schools in Richmond, Oakland and other districts in California

Richmond Education Forum
Defense Of Public Education and Lessons Privatization

Tuesday January 12, 2010 7:00 PM
Richmond Public Library
325 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA


Public education faces a massive attack from layoffs of teachers, closure of entire schools, cutback on supplies and the drive to privatize entire schools districts as was
proposed by the CTA in Richmond. Panelists from the Oakland Education Association OEA, the United Teachers of Richmond and the United Teachers Of Los Angeles will participate and report
on the battle to defend public education and also the experiences of charters and privatization in the state including the Green Dot schools.

Panelists:
Mary Flanagan, UTR School Delegate
Diane Brown, UTR rank and filer
Eduardo Martinez, UTR rank and file
Craig Gordon, OEA Executive Board


Sponsored by
Progressive Teachers Of Richmond
510-501-7347
http://progressiveteachersrichmond.blogspot.com/
United Public Workers For Action UPWA.info
(415)867-0628

Added to the calendar on Sat, Jan 2, 2010 4:55AM
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