Centennial board member joins new national advocacy group

http://www.phillyburbs.com/00redesign/centennial-board-members-joins-new-national-advocacy-group/article_f600cfd1-3d29-5314-bad7-73341db8d9eb.html   Photo provided by Network for Public Education centennial board member appointed to org Mark B. Miller, Centennial school board member. Buy this photo   Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013 6:00 am | Updated: 6:56 am, Thu Aug 8, 2013. Centennial board members joins new national advocacy group By Naomi Hall Staff writer PhillyBurbs.com Centennial School Board member Mark B. Miller was recently appointed to a new national public education advocacy group, the Network for Public Education. The network is a national advocacy group that supports grass-roots efforts to defend public education from attempts to privatize, and market public education for corporate gain. “We want to strengthen grass-roots groups’ ability to mobilize and support candidates that are willing to defend public education,” said Anthony Cody, a founding member of the group’s board of directors. The group was founded by Diane Ravitch, an author, professor and education researcher from New York, and Cody, a middle school teacher and blog author from Mendocino County, Calif. Both Ravitch and Cody knew Miller from his public education advocacy work in Pennsylvania. “He’s been … Continue reading

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