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The Power of Education

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   Jul 30, 2014 12:00 AM
When I first began kindergarten, I was very excited about school. However, in the following years, my enthusiasm dwindled as school became a routine part of life. I failed to see my school experiences as a privilege, one I obtained solely because of the location where I lived. However, if had I lived elsewhere I […]

NY Community Comes Together to Fight for Justice in Local School District

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   May 13, 2014 12:00 AM
Take Action:  Urge Governor Cuomo to intervene in the East Ramapo Central School District. In Rockland County, New York, just northwest of New York City, a large community of Haredi Jews live in the town of Monsey. While the vast majority of the Haredi community send their children to private yeshivas, they also control a […]

Affirmative Action at the Court

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   May 7, 2014 12:00 AM
Last week, the Supreme Court decided Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, ruling that Michigan voters could choose to prohibit sex- and race-based preferences in higher education admissions. The decision was disappointing to many civil rights advocates, but given the scope of the ruling does not represent the end of affirmative action. In 2006, […]
Federal education spending is an essential investment in our economic strength and our national security. Public education allows the United States to have one of the highest standards of living in the world by providing equality of opportunity for all children.
School Vouchers, School Modernization and Class Size issues.
Information about alternatives such as magnet schools and charter schools.
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Education and Jewish Values, the position of the Reform Movement, and resources for congregational action.

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