President Kelly Erinakes

President Kelly Erinakes - CTA 1705"Solidarity is not a matter of sentiment but a fact, …If the basic elements, identity of interest, clarity of vision, honesty of intent, and oneness of purpose, or any of these is lacking, all sentimental pleas for solidarity, and all other efforts to achieve it will be barren of results." - Eugene V. Debs
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Google Summit: Organizers happy with weekend (Kent County Times)
Cadets help raise funds, awareness for RI vets (Kent County Times)
Working for the Weekend: Google Summit draws over 400 in education to CHS (Kent County Times)
Contentious teacher-related policies moving from legislatures to the courts (Washinton Post)
Wisconsin Union-busting Gov. Scott Walker Says Fighting Union Members Is Like Fighting ISIS (In These Times)
Standardized testing in R.I.: No clear answer in opt-out debate (Projo)
Google Summit will take over Coventry for the weekend (Kent County Times)
Don't Sleep on These Kids (Kent County Times)
Congressman pays visit to Coventry High club (Kent County Times)
Judge Tells Chris Christie: Put More Money in Pension Funds (AP)
Knowledge Isn't Power (Paul Krugman)
Hopkins Hill students giving good nights (Kent County Times)
Falcon Pride Gets Call Back (Kent County Times)
ESL helping students in Coventry (Kent County Times)
Early Deadline (Kent County Times)
A Debt of Gratitude (Kent County Times)
Raimondo nominates five to serve on Rhode Island Board of Education (Projo)
New Evidence that Half of America is Broke (Paul Bucheit)
The Anti-Standardized Testing Movement Claims a Victory in Chicago (In These Times)
FCC's Net Neutrality Shift a Victory for Open Internet (Truthdig)
Deborah Gist is lone finalist for Tulsa job, but teachers oppose her appointment (Projo)
Robert Reich: Without Reeling In Wall Street, the Middle Class Is Doomed (In These Times)
How Did 80 People Get Half of the World’s Wealth? (Truthdig)
Senate appears unlikely to push for test-based teacher evaluations in revised law (WaPo)

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