Yearly Archives: 2012

December 2012

Petition to Governor Cuomo: End High Stakes Testing

December 30th, 2012|

By :carolcorbettburris, December 29, 2012

We, the undersigned, support higher standards that are reasonably designed, implemented with care, and accompanied by the resources schools need to achieve them. The New York State testing program has undermined the implementation of higher standards,

Petition: New York End High Stakes Testing

December 29th, 2012|

 
URGENT ONLINE ACTION
Petition to Governor Cuomo and the Legislature to End High Stakes Testing
Petition: New York End High Stakes Testing
By :carolcorbettburris, December 29, 2012

We, the undersigned, support higher standards that are reasonably designed, implemented with care, and accompanied by

An Urgent Message from Teaching Tolerance

December 21st, 2012|

December 16, 2012



Dear Friend of Teaching Tolerance,



When the news about the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School broke on Friday, we quickly issued some advice for teachers heading back to school on Monday. 

Sadly, we had that advice ready. In

Steering Committee Election 2013 – 2015

December 18th, 2012|

Save Our Schools: A National Call to Action
www.saveourschoolsmarch.org

The Conversation; Diane Ravitch

December 10th, 2012|

My Conversation with Tavis Smiley and Cornel West
Originally Published December 7, 2012

I had a great, great time talking to Tavis Smiley and Cornel West!
It was like old home week.
I think you will enjoy listening.

Diane Ravitch’s Official Blog
Diane Ravitch’s Official Website

Lessons from Katrina: Raising Awareness… Raising Funds

December 6th, 2012|

Save Our Schools Webinar and Fundraiser
Lessons from Katrina: Raising Awareness… Raising Funds
Louisiana Residents,
Educators Karran Harper Royal, Raynard Sanders
New Jersey and New York Residents,
Educators, Terry Moore and Rosalie Friend
Sunday, December 16, 2012 8:30 PM Eastern Time [ET}
Please Join Us!

Lessons: From Katrina:

Introduction to Students United for Public Education

December 2nd, 2012|

OUR GOALS
• Create a national network of students who are committed to fighting for educational equity in America and to work collectively to organize action that works towards this vision.

• Work together with students, teachers, parents, community members, education professionals and their

The Black and White of Education in Chicago’s Public Schools

December 1st, 2012|

November 2012

Petition: “Learning Is More Than a Test Score” Campaign

November 29th, 2012|

Save Our Schools: A National Call to Action
www.saveourschoolsmarch.org 
Learning Is More Than a Test Score Campaign
“Promoting a lifelong love of reading is one of the most important things I do as an English language arts teacher. But we are sacrificing

ALEC Votes Down Anti-Common-Core Resolution

November 21st, 2012|