Yearly Archives: 2013

June 2013

Chicago School Closings

June 4th, 2013|

News coverage from MSNBC

The largest school closings in US history are happening right now
Chicago Public Schools announced Wednesday the largest school closing in the history of the country, because Rahm Emanuel claims the city is too broke to keep them

May 2013

Hudson River Clearwater Revival Festival & Artful Resistance event

May 28th, 2013|

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION

CONTACT
Dr. Michael L. Shaw: 845-398-4079 mshaw@stac.edu OR michael@saveourschoolsmarch.org.

Save Our Schools (SOS), a national organization dedicated promoting public education as the cornerstone of a democratic society, will set up an activist table at the Annual Hudson River Clearwater Revival Festival

April 2013

Teacher Appreciation Week Webinar

April 26th, 2013|

Teacher Appreciation Week Webinar
Stand Up for a Teacher…Teachers!May 5, 2013 – 8:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time [EDT}

Please Join Us as We Appreciate Our Teachers for a Day, Week, and Years!!!
Download a Flyer and Share It With a Friend.

During

Supporting California’s Public Schools

April 14th, 2013|

And DISPELLING THE CORPORATE “REFORM” AGENDA
At its annual convention this past weekend in Sacramento, the California Democratic Party passed a resolution opposing corporate education reform, specifically naming Michelle Rhee’s StudentsFirst organization and “Democrats for Education Reform”.

Resolution 13-04.47, sponsored by CTA,

SOS Supports Scrap the MAP Test Boycott From USA to UK

April 9th, 2013|

SEATTLE MAP TEST BOYCOTT SPREADS TO THE UK
Originally Posted on April 9, 2013
Contact: Jesse Hagopian, Teacher, Garfield High School
 jessedhagopian@gmail.com 
206-962-1685

The MAP test boycott by Seattle teachers has inspired teachers, parents, and community members across the country to take a

NEPC Review Explains Weaknesses in Teach for America Evaluation

April 9th, 2013|

Review Explains Weaknesses in Teach for America Evaluation
Contact: Edward J. Fuller, (814)865-2233, ejf20@psu.edu
William J. Mathis, (802) 383-0058, wmathis@sover.net
URL for this press release: http://tinyurl.com/cqcgfsa
URL for the full brief: Review of Evaluation of Teach for America in Texas Schools http://nepc.colorado.edu/newsletter/2013/04/review-evaluation-TFA-texas

BOULDER, CO

March 2013

Chicago Citizens Say, “Save Our Public Community Schools”

March 27th, 2013|

Photos courtesy of Bob George

For Background and More Information Please Read and Review…
CTU President Karen Lewis: ‘This is not our doing’

Thoughts on a disaster…

March 22nd, 2013|

Good News In Georgia; Victory! We Did It!

March 21st, 2013|

Stop School Closings! Chicago March and Rally March 27th 4:00PM

March 20th, 2013|

Action Alert