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Ross, E. W. (2021, May 8). Neoliberalism denies collective interests of the people. Vancouver Sun, A19. https://vancouversun.com/opinion/letters/letters-to-the-sun-may-8-2021-school-administrator-appalled-by-decision-to-cancel-school-liaison-officer-program

Ross, E. W. (2020, June 15). B.C.’s overdose crisis. Globe and Mail. Retrieved from https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/letters/article-june-15-if-canadians-value-their-democracy-they-should-be-outraged/

Ross, E. W. (2020, June 6-7). Μπορούμε να πάρουμε μαθήματα από τους δρόμους [We Can Learn Lessons from the Streets]. Documento, p. 37. https://blogs.ubc.ca/ross/2020/06/can-we-take-lessons-from-the-streets-interview-with-documento-athens-greece-on-uprisings-in-the-usa/

Ross, E. W. (2019, September 9). Jim Crow North? The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved from https://vancouversun.com/opinion/letters/letters-sept-9-no-place-for-fearmongering-on-the-editorial-pages

Ross, E. W. (2018, September 23). Are private schools better than public schools? Perception versus reality. Times-Colonist (Victoria, BC). Retrieved from https://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-are-private-schools-better-than-public-schools-perception-versus-reality-1.23439962

Ross, E. W. (2018, September 11). One academic job-market study got it all right. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from https://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/one-academic-job-market-study-got-it-all-right/

Ross, E. W. (2018, August 22). UNC students acted after administrators chose to do nothing. The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved from https://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article217136560.html

Papadimitriou, A. (October 22, 2017). Ε. Γουέιν Ρος: Oι επικίνδυνοι πολίτες σώζουν τη δημοκρατία [E. Wayne Ross: Dangerous citizens save democracy]. Documento, p. 43.

Ross, E. W. (September 13, 2017). How GERM is infecting BC public education. Institute for Public Education / BC. Retrieved from http://instituteforpubliceducation.org/how-germ-is-infecting-bc-public-education/

Abdelmoumen, M. (2017, August 10). An interview with Dr. Wayne Ross: The fear created by precarious existence in the neoliberal world discourages critical thinking. American Herald Tribune. Retrieved from http://ahtribune.com/in-depth/1833-wayne-ross.html or doi: 10.13140/RG2.216617.60009  [Interview also published in French at Algérie Résistance and Palestine Solidarité]

Ross, E. W. (2015, August 27). UBC leadership crisis goes beyond ivory tower. Times Colonist (Victoria, BC). Retrieved from http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-ubc-leadership-crisis-goes-beyond-ivory-tower-1.2041758

Ross, E. W. (2015, August 19). How not to run a university: The art of misdirection. Vancouver Observer. Retrieved from http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/how-not-run-university-art-misdirection

Ross, E. W. (2015, August 18). How not to run a university: Intimidation, bullying and harassment at UBC. Vancouver Observer. Retrieved from http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/how-not-run-university-intimidation-bullying-and-harassment-ubc

Ross, E. W. (2015, August 17). Gutpa’s mysterious departure challenges UBC’s reputation for “open dialogue.” Vancouver Observer. Retrieved from http://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/guptas-mysterious-departure-challenges-ubcs-open-dialogue-reputation

Ross, E. W. (2014, September 12, 2014). B.C. schools could be open Monday, if the government wanted. Rabble.ca. Retrieved from http://rabble.ca/news/2014/09/bc-schools-could-be-open-monday-if-government-

Ross, E. W. (2014, June 28). Private education funding is undemocratic. Times Colonist (Victoria, BC). Retrieved from http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-private-education-funding-is-undemocratic-1.1185002

Ross, E. W. (2013, February 9). Let’s avoid creating a “culture of fear” in Vancouver schools. The Vancouver Sun, p. C3. Retrieved from http://www.vancouversun.com/opinion/avoid+creating+culture+fear+Vancouver+schools/7942962/story.html

Ross, E. W. (2013, February 8). Locked schools = fear. The Province, p. A17. Retrieved from http://www.theprovince.com/opinion/Locked+schools+fear/7936969/story.html

Ross, E. W. (2012, September 25, 2012). Aim’s of education ministry’s new curriculum are promising. The Vancouver Sun, p. A10. Retrieved from http://www.vancouversun.com/search/Aims+education+ministry+curriculum+promising/7294296/story.html

Ross, E. W. (2009, June 22). Income is key to schools’ performance: The Fraser Institute’s rankings of the province’s public and private high schools come under fire on several fronts. The Vancouver Sun, A8.

Ross, E. W. (2009/2010). US patriotism as viewed from a short distance. The Rouge Forum News, 15, 12-15. Retrieved from https://www.academia.edu/4664697/US_Patriotism_as_Viewed_from_a_Short_Distance

Ross, E. W. (2009). Education reform or education revolution? The Rouge Forum News, 14, 50-59. Retrieved from https://www.academia.edu/4654379/Education_Reform_or_Revolution

Ross, E. W. (2009, June 22). Income is key to schools’ performance: The Fraser Institute’s rankings of the province’s public and private high schools come under fire on several fronts. The Vancouver Sun, p. A8.

Vinson, K. D., & Ross, E. W. (2009, Spring). Blame the schools. The Rouge Forum News, 13, 8-10. Retrieved from https://www.academia.edu/4664632/Blame_the_Schools

Gibson. R. and E. W. Ross (2008). The role of Schools and No Child Left Behind in a rotting imperial system: How educators should resist. CounterPunch, 15(5), 1, 4-6. Retrieved from https://www.academia.edu/4654075/The_Role_of_Schools_and_No_Child_Left_Behind_in_a_Rotting_Imperial_System_How_Educators_Should_Resist

Ross, E. W. (2007, November/December). Strategies for countering the accountability agenda. Teacher News Magazine, 20(3), 1-3.

Abboud, R. T., Bevis, R., Ekeland, I., Raoul, V., Ross, E. W., Seaton, E., &Ward, R. (2007, September). Consider boycott of Israeli universities. CAUT/ACPPU Bulletin (Ottawa, ON), p. A2.

Gibson, R., & Ross, E. W. (2007, February 2). No Child Left Behind and the imperial project: Cutting the schools-to-war pipeline’. CounterPunch. Retrieved from http://www.counterpunch.org/2007/02/02/cutting-the-schools-to-war-pipeline/

Ross, E. W. (September 8, 2006), Study linking SAT scores and intelligence gets failing grade. The Vancouver Sun, p. A14. Retrieved from http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/letters/story.html?id=747b20aa-711d-4e85-aa00-5a91c997e0b8

Mathison, S. & Ross, E. W. (January-February, 2006). The promise and peril of high Stakes accountability. Teacher: Newsmagazine of the B. C. Teachers’ Federation, 18(4), 6. Retrieved from http://bctf.ca/publications/NewsmagArticle.aspx?id=7304

Ross, E. W. (January, 2006). Walkouts: British Columbia teachers’ strike. Z Magazine, 19(1), pp. 20-24. Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/british-columbia-teachers-strike-by-e-wayne-ross/

Ross, E. W. (2005, May 11). Research and observation link class size to learning. The Vancouver Sun.

Ross, E. W. (2005, February). Public schools and neoliberal madness in Canada. Substance, 30(6), 5-6.

Ross, E. W. (November 2005). Teachers’ strike closes British Columbia schools for two weeks; Liberal government hits union with $500,000 fine. Substance, pp. 1, 10-11, 36-37, 39.

Ross, E. W. (June 2005). British Columbia school board to teachers…’Shut up (about class size)’. Substance, 30(10), 7.

Ross, E. W. (May 2005). The costs of excellence…Canada testing increases dropouts, reduces quality. Substance, pp. 7.

Mathison, S., & Ross, E. W. (2005, April 4). High-stakes testing leads to bad education outcomes. The Vancouver Sun, pp. A11. Retrieved from https://bctf.ca/publications/NewsmagArticle.aspx?id=8070

Ross, E. W. (2004, November 1). Educational tracking can hurt our kids. The Vancouver Sun, pp. A7.

Ross, E. W. (2004, August 26-September 2). Education issue gets Straight As and Fs. The Georgia Straight (Vancouver, BC), 38(1914), 9.

Ross, E. W. (2003, March). School segregation redux. Z Magazine, 16(3), 48-50. Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/school-segregation-redux-by-e-wayne-ross/

Ross, E. W. (2003, March, 10). Segregation returning to public education. Lexington Herald-Leader (Lexington, KY), pp. A11. [Response from Rod Paige, US Secretary of Education]

Ross, E. W. (2003, October 11). Standardized tests are harmful. The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), pp. A8.

Ross, E. W. (2003, September 2). Don’t inflate CTBS’s meaning. Lexington Herald-Leader (Lexington, KY), pp. A 11.

Ross, E. W. (2002, February 15). University of Louisville’s teacher education programs. The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), pp. A12.

Ross, E. W., & Mathison, S. (2001). No child left untested? Z Magazine, 15(3), 14-15.

Mathison, S., & Ross, E. W. (2002, January 2). No child left untested? The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY),pp. A7. Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/no-child-left-untested-by-site-administrator/

Mathison, S., & Ross, E. W.. (2002, Summer). No child left untested. The Rouge Forum, 8(1), 15.

Ross, E. W. (2002, April 22). Teacher exams not a relevant measure. The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), pp. A6.

Ross, E. W., & Vinson, K. D. (2002, January). The schools we want. Z Magazine, 15(1), pp. 45-48. Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/the-schools-we-want-by-e-wayne-ross/

Vinson, K. D., & Ross, E. W. (2001, October 29). Testing undermines real education, usurps local control. Lexington Herald-Leader (Lexington, KY), pp. A11.

Ross, E. W. (2001, July/August). Resisting the tyranny of tests. Z Magazine, 14(7/8), 83-88. Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/resisting-the-tyranny-of-tests-by-e-wayne-ross/

Ross, E. W. (2001, June). New York students, parents, and teachers rebel against state exams. Substance, pp. 43-44.

Vinson, K. D., & Ross, E. W. (2001). What can we know and when can we know it?. Z Magazine, 14(3), 34-38. Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/what-we-can-know-and-when-we-can-know-it-by-kevin-d-vinson/

Ross, E. W., & Mathison,S. M. (2001, March 30). High-stakes testing and politics. The Chronicle of Higher Education, pp. B20-B21.

Ross, E. W. (2001, January 5). New study: Charter schools don’t work. The Daily Gazette (Schenectady, NY).

Vinson, K. D., & Ross, E. W. (2001, February 25). Giving standardized tests to students privileges the advantaged: Test-based school reform only compounds inequality. Las Vegas Review Journal.

Ross, E. W., & Vinson, K. D. (2001, February 25). Failing grade for tests: Focus of education needs to be learning, not result on exams. Times-Union (Albany, NY), pp. B1, B2.

Ross, E. W. (2001, May 17). Emphasis on mandated tests can inhibit education. Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, NY), pp. 12A.

Ross, E. W. (2000). The promise and perils of e-learning: A critical look at the new technology. Z Magazine, 13(12), 32-38.

Ross, E. W. (2000, August 23). Talking about gap in test scores. St. Petersburg Times, pp. 15A.

Ross, E. W. (2000, October 22). Tests biased against minorities and poor. Times-Union (Albany, NY), pp. B4.

Ross, E. W. (2000, August 2). Emphasis on testing bad for students. Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, NY),pp. 9A.

Ross, E. W. (2000, May/June). Resisting the standards steamroller. AFT On-Campus, pp. 19.

Ross, E. W. 2000, March). The spectacle of standards and summits. Z Magazine, 12(3),45-48. Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/the-spectacle-of-standards-and-summits-by-e-wayne-ross/

Ross, E. W. (2000, January 12). Reviews are mixed for Advantage, Inc.. Education Week, pp. 39.

Ross, E. W. (2000, March 10). Education reform must address root problems. Times-Union (Albany, NY), pp. A10.

Ross, E. W. (1999, July 22). Charter schools may not guarantee diversity. Times-Union. Albany, New York, United States. pp. A10.

Ross, E. W. (1999, February 24). Charter-school initiative draws fire. The New York Teacher,  pp. 16.

Ross, E. W. (1999, December 19). King appointment sends ominous signal to SUNY. Press & Sun Bulletin (Binghamton, NY),  pp. 6E.

Ross, E. W. (1999, June 21). Focus on standardized test can hinder learning. The Charlotte Observer, pp., 10A.

Ross, E. W. (1999, January 4). Professor sees problems with charter schools. Legislative Gazette, pp., 13.

Ross, E. W. (1999, January 3). Trustees attack academic freedom with mandate. Times-Union (Albany, NY), pp. E4.

Ross, E. W. (1998, March). The Public Agenda report is misleading. AFT On Campus, 17(6), 13.

Ross, E. W. (1998, June 17). Parent supports contract for BCUEA. The Spotlight (Delmar, NY), pp. 8.

Gibson, R., & E. W. Ross. (1998, July 12). Education and political elite: New unionism threatens interests of children. Times-Union (Albany, NY), pp. B1-B2.

Ross, E. W. (1998, July 8). Formula mugs education. Press & Sun Bulletin (Binghamton, NY), pp. 5A.

Ross, E. W. (1998, December 25). For our schools, new standards: Charter schools bill. The New York Times, pp. A26.

Ross, E. W. (1999, September). Resisting test mania. Z Magazine, 12(9), 21-22. Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/resisting-test-mania-by-e-wayne-ross/

Ross, E. W. (1999, April). Re-segregating schools. Z Magazine, 12(4), 8-10. Retrieved from https://zcomm.org/zmagazine/re-segregating-schools-by-e-wayne-ross/

Ross, E. W. (1998). The lost songs of Woody Guthrie. Labor-Community Reporter, 18(8), 5.

Ross, E. W. (1998, September 23). National testing, standardized schools. Education Week, pp. 40.

Ross, E. W. (1998, February 12). Ryan caves in to those who would gut SUNY. Press & Sun Bulletin. (Binghamton, NY) pp. 11A.

Ross, E. W. (1997, November 29). D’Amato votes to undermine New York schools. Times-Union (Albany, NY), pp. A8.

Ross, E. W. (1997, September 21). Old medicine in N. Y. The New York Times, pp. 14.

Ross, E. W. (1997, November 16). Tests only part of an education: They are a means, not an end. Times Union (Albany, NY), pp. B1, B2.

Ross, E. W. (1997, December 9). D’Amato no help. Press & Sun Bulletin (Binghamton, NY), pp. 2E.

Ross, E. W. (1997, October 5). Schools need more than higher test scores. Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, NY), pp. 2E.

Ross, E. W. (1997, April 27).Grading school reform: Complex problem defies standards-based reforms. Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, NY), pp. E1, E4.

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