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The War Report on Public Education, 07/06/2015

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VIVA LA RESISTANCE: Dr. Jesse Turner and his friends on the meaning/message of walking to Washington, D.C.

VIVA LA RESISTANCE:  Dr. Jesse Turner and his friends on the meaning/message of walking to Washington, D.C.  The resistance to the privatization of education is alive, well and growing, and the resistance is coming to D.C. this summer 2015. We will NOT let our schools be ruined, our teachers demoralized, our children preyed upon and our democracy destroyed. WE WILL RESIST!!!!

Jesse ‘The Walking Man’ Turner is walking from Connecticut to Washington, D.C. this summer to protest the education malpractice that is demoralizing parents, teachers, and turning our children into human capital. He will start walking in June, time it to reach Washington DC for the BAT's National Congress July, (400 miles in 40 days) and will hold ‘Walking Man’ Events along the way in people's homes, libraries, coffee shops, churches, and on street corners, to gather evidence from parents, students, and teachers.

Guest, Dr Jesse Turner

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Dr Jesse Turner
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Professor, Education Activist, Public Education Advocate
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This week on 'The War Report On Public Education' - VIVA LA RESISTANCE:  Dr. Jesse Turner and his friends on the meaning/message of walking to Washington, D.C.  The resistance to the privatization of education is alive, well and growing, and the resistance is coming to D.C. this summer 2015. We will NOT let our schools be ruined, our teachers demoralized, our children preyed upon and our democracy destroyed. WE WILL RESIST!!!!

Jesse ‘The Walking Man’ Turner is walking from Connecticut to Washington, D.C. this summer to protest the education malpractice that is demoralizing parents, teachers, and turning our children into human capital. He will start walking in June, time it to reach Washington DC for the BAT's National Congress July, (400 miles in 40 days) and will hold ‘Walking Man’ Events along the way in people's homes, libraries, coffee shops, churches, and on street corners, to gather evidence from parents, students, and teachers.

 People ask why walk?

1. Dr. Jesse Turner is a Professor of Literacy and has a PhD in Language, Reading, and Culture. He states “Everything I know professionally informs me what is happening to our children in the name of education reform is child abuse”.

2. Because Moses walked, because the Cherokee walked, because the Navajo walked, because Martin Luther King walked, and because Cesar Chavez walked. Walking may just be the most potent weapon human beings have against oppression.

Will you join Jesse in his historic walk? Tune in this Sunday, June 7 and find out how you can be part of the resistance.

The War Report on Public Education

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The format of THE WAR REPORT ON PUBLIC EDUCATION explores one of the most important events in our life time - the total takeover of our educational system by corporate interests. This show is about the 'corporate' war on public education and the rising public resistance movement to the war. Dr. James Avington Miller, Jr. invites guests from all over who join the rising public resistance movement against the corporate greed taking on our public school system. He is interested in growing a grass-roots movement here in the United States and in Europe against the 'corporate interests' that are limiting both teachers and students everywhere.

This October 2015 he is taking his show on the road as he embarks on a very special project. His long awaited project ‘The People’s Story' is an effort to reach out to those individuals whose voices are not being heard in educational arenas everywhere. He will be interviewing, filming and collecting stories from parents, teachers, students and community members in the rural and urban areas of the Eastern United States to include Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Washington D.C. Many lives are being impacted and harmed by the ongoing corporate war on public education that exists today. The consequence of the rapid privatization of our schools is inhumane and devastating to our teachers, schools and most importantly, our children.

His primary mission is to create a documentary/television series for PBS and the Arts & Entertainment Channel that will expose the human cost of man’s inhumanity to man. The objective is to document people’s stories from each state and create a one hour TV Episode for that state evolving into a 30-35 part series. Dr. Miller expects to have the first TV show ready by next summer. This will propel the ‘corporate war on public education’ front and center as a local, state and national campaign issue. Determined to awaken the world on a national level by providing a series of programs that will lead to understanding the whole picture – he hopes to demand an end to the Corporate Elite and their destruction of public education.

Dr. Miller is seeking funding for ‘The People’s Story’ project from friends, family and the public to cover the expenses that this will entail. If you care about the future of education, please support this most important project and be part of history in the making. This has been and will continue to be Dr. Miller's dream to complete and certainly his life's legacy.