Diane Ravitch announces Mark B Miller named to NPE Board

Diane Ravitch announces four new members to the Board of Directors of advocacy group The Network for Public Education. Network for Public Education (http://www.networkforpubliceducation.org) President, Diane Ravitch, along with co-founder, Anthony Cody, announced today, the addition of Mark B Miller, among four new members to the Board of Directors. NPE is a national organization built with the most highly qualified leaders in the struggle to protect public education from privatization and special interest groups counter to the best interests of all children. By creating alliances with grassroots groups across the country, NPE leverages the strength of numbers to bring about positive change to the nation’s education landscape. Known to oppose high-stakes testing; privatization of public education; mass school closures to save money or to facilitate privatization; demonization of teachers; lowering of standards for the education profession; for-profit management of schools, NPE supports many ideals in free and appropriate public education. NPE supports schools that offer a full and rich curriculum for all children, including the arts, physical education, history, civics, foreign languages, literature, mathematics, and the sciences, subject to democratic … Continue reading

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