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A Bee You Cannot Eat: Education Reform After the SOS March

The march may be over, but the battle for public education is just getting started.

When 5,000 educators, parents, students, and other citizens concerned with the state of education come to Washington, D.C. ready to answer the call for change, you respond. When they come together in a coalition for educational social justice and activism, you listen. When you’re asked as a teacher to speak on behalf of these thousands—and the many more who couldn’t show up—you stand up and represent. More importantly, when students of all backgrounds deserve better, you fight for it.

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Extra Credit: Student Voices Against Education Cuts Won't Be Silenced

Student protests and more of what we're reading at GOOD Education HQ.

Watch 18-year-old Jazmine Williams, a senior Los Angeles' Hamilton High School, get the crowd fired up at last Friday's student protests against budget cuts in Los Angeles.

A new study (PDF) from the Public Policy Institute of California says holding struggling students back, instead of just advancing them a grade, can help them gain academic proficiency.

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