Month: January 2011

Support Egyptian people power

As history unfolds in Egypt, I am in awe of the courage of ordinary citizens as they express their hopes for their country. The situation is very fluid, and it’s unclear if Egypt’s government will fall. Right now we’re working to avoid a more violent crackdown on protesters. […]

Following Egypt’s protests: Quick links

As the massive protests that started on Tuesday in Egypt unfold, there is talk that Egyptians may be on the verge of overthrowing their autocratic government, and possibly upsetting President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year rule. The protests were inspired by a similar outcry in Tunisia. However Egyptians hoping for […]


Couldn’t agree more with the Prez about the importance of teachers, but class sizes are rising and teachers being let go all over the country. The federal budget spends just 3% of discretionary funding on education (of course most education funding comes from local property taxes, not federal […]


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