Friday, November 27

Public education

Coronavirus, Education, Public education, Public school, School, Teaching

School principal delivers a straight-talk message to Education Secretary Betsy Devos

Experts have been warning of a coming pandemic for decades and yet, we weren't ready when the reality hit.Now, as cities and countries work towards recovery, it's clear we've come to a crossroads. If we want true recovery and resilience in case of a future disaster, we're going to need both social and environmental justice.That is why in April 2020, C40 mayors launched the Global Mayors COVID-19 Recovery Task Force.The goal is simple: rebuild cities and economies in a way that improves public health, reduces inequality, and addresses the climate crisis — keeping global heating below 1.5°C.The mayors laid out their collective vision for a better future by detailing what actions they're doing or plan to do:Step one is creating green new jobs for an inclusive economy.Los Angel...