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Twitter Call to Action! Tweet your trouble with NCLB rewrite!
Please help us make a ruckus on Twitter! Tell the @EdWorkforce Committee that you will not be silent while they rewrite legislation that impacts students and schools, and that you want to see real changes in their NCLB reauthorization bill! If there is anything we know, it is that public education allies dominate Twitter. Tonight and tomorrow we… View Article
NPE’s Top Ten “Why We Will Win” Stories of 2014
2014 was a year filled with substantial stories, with more than a few seismic shifts in the public education landscape. At the 1st annual conference of the Network for Public Education in Austin, Texas in March, NPE President Diane Ravitch delivered a speech titled “Why We Will Win.” She told the crowd of over 400 public education activists… View Article
Activists ready to ‘Educate Gates’ June 26 in Seattle. NPE’s Anthony Cody will be keynote.
On Thursday, June 26, activists will converge at Westlake Park in Seattle for the Educating the Gates Foundation rally. The Washington BATS, a grassroots group of career educators, encourages the public to attend this event to learn about The Gates Foundation’s control of our nation’s public education system. A goal is to galvanize a coalition… View Article
Host of angels converge on a Clarke County trailer in the woods (Opinion by Larry Lee) | AL.com
Here is an article written by NPE Board Member, Larry Lee, that was posted in multiple publications in his home state of Alabama. By Larry Lee Don’t you believe them. Not for even one minute. You know, those folks on TV cable news sitting there in their makeup telling us how terrible the world is…. View Article
A new inBloom flyer to post in your schools! | Class Size Matters
At the website Class Size Matters – the organization of NPE Board Member Leonie Haimson – you can find a variety of resources. Take a look at our most up to date one-page fact sheet about inBloom, inc. Here’s all the information you need to know and what you can do to take action. via… View Article
Grass Roots Report: Videos and account of hearings on the dangers of inBloom and private data-sharing in Albany and Chicago
NPE Board member, Leonie Haimson, the Executive Director of Class Size Matters, testified recently at hearings related to student data privacy. Here is a post from Leonie’s website, NYC Public School Parents. Video of Wednesday’s excellent NY Assembly hearings in Albany on inBloom and student privacy are online and below, including riveting critiques from many of the… View Article
More Join Fight to Save Chicago Schools
Students’ protests go viral on Youtube while human rights advocates’ protests go international to the United Nations. There has been a lot of news this week concerning the hotly contested school closings in Chicago. The group Chicago Students Organizing to Save Our Schools (CSOSOS) made their grievances known at a BOE meeting held on July… View Article