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The New Civil Right: Education?

Three months later, the Public Education Network Weekly NewsBlast is still quoting from the debate at TC in October between the education advisors of the two presidential candidates. The following, from Obama advisor Linda Darling-Hammond is the current PEN Quote of the Week:

"Right now, we don't have the capacity to ensure that everyone gets what is really the new civil right -- access to a high-quality public education. That is going to require equalization of resources, and it is going to require investments. When people -- particularly rich people -- say that money doesn't matter. I don't see them trying to give it up."

Three months later, the Public Education Network Weekly NewsBlast is still quoting from the debate at TC in October between the education advisors of the two presidential candidates. The following, from Obama advisor Linda Darling-Hammond is the current PEN Quote of the Week: 

"Right now, we don't have the capacity to ensure that everyone gets what is really the new civil right -- access to a high-quality public education. That is going to require equalization of resources, and it is going to require investments. When people -- particularly rich people -- say that money doesn't matter. I don't see them trying to give it up."

-Linda Darling-Hammond, professor of education, Stanford University
 
Visit the Public Education Network Weekly at: http://www.publiceducation.org
 

Published Friday, Jan. 9, 2009

The New Civil Right: Education?

Three months later, the Public Education Network Weekly NewsBlast is still quoting from the debate at TC in October between the education advisors of the two presidential candidates. The following, from Obama advisor Linda Darling-Hammond is the current PEN Quote of the Week: 

"Right now, we don't have the capacity to ensure that everyone gets what is really the new civil right -- access to a high-quality public education. That is going to require equalization of resources, and it is going to require investments. When people -- particularly rich people -- say that money doesn't matter. I don't see them trying to give it up."

-Linda Darling-Hammond, professor of education, Stanford University
 
Visit the Public Education Network Weekly at: http://www.publiceducation.org
 
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