Yearly Archives: 2013

March 2013

Occupy the DOE 2.0

March 18th, 2013|

Occupy the DOE 2.0: Save Our Schools Webinar
with Drs. Sam Anderson, Morna McDermott, Shaun Johnson, Educator Ceresta Smith and Student Voice Stephanie Rivera
March 27, 2013 – 9:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time [EDT}

Please Join Us as We Occupy the Department

Students Call For Action!

March 13th, 2013|

Students call for action!
To Download Flyer Walkout In-Between Tests Action Flyer

On February 23rd, students gathered to discuss what is wrong with the current education system and how they could get their voices heard. From there, the students developed an action

From Seattle to Chicago; The Case Against High Stakes Testing

March 11th, 2013|

From Seattle to Chicago; The Case Against High Stakes Testing
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Mount Carmel MB Church
2976 South Wabash Avenue

With Jesse Hagopian, teacher at Garfield High School in Seattle and leader of MAP test boycott and Karen Lewis,

Occupy DOE 2.0: The Battle for Public Education

March 8th, 2013|

Occupy DOE 2.0: The Battle for Public Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: United Opt Out National
Email: unitedoptoutnational@gmail.com
Website: http://unitedoptout.com

 
OCCUPY THE US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2.0
The Battle for Public Schools

Administrators of the public education advocacy group UNITED OPT OUT NATIONAL are

Dr. Raynard Sanders; Imperative Radio Introduces Save Our Schools

March 6th, 2013|

 
Dr. Raynard Sanders, Imperative Radio Introduces Save Our Schools
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The New Orleans Imperative, which began broadcasting in March 2009, focuses on public education in New Orleans. It airs every Monday at 10:00 AM CST

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February 2013

Policies Now In Vogue Are Undermining Teacher Professionalism

February 28th, 2013|

Policies Now In Vogue Are Undermining Teacher Professionalism

Reference Publication:
Policy Reforms and De-professionalization of Teaching>
To Download and Print

Contact:
William J. Mathis, (802) 383-0058, wmathis@sover.net
Richard Milner, (615) 322-4503, rich.milner@Vanderbilt.Edu

URL for this press release: http://tinyurl.com/a3t6og3

BOULDER, CO (February 28, 2013) – According to the

Voting and Learning Denied. Education and Entitlement

February 27th, 2013|

©copyright 2013. Betsy L. Angert

Is it fear of the darkness that dims our mind or is it the dim of our mind that is dark and damning? No one can be sure; however we can see what occurs

A Kindergarten Teacher Stands Up to Bill Gates

February 18th, 2013|

A Kindergarten Teacher Stands Up to Bill Gates

An Open Letter to Bill Gates
By Ruth Rodriguez-Fay
American education has a long history of infatuation with fads and ill-considered ideas. The current obsession with making schools work like a business may be the

Student ‘Zombies’ March on the R.I. Dept. of Ed.

February 15th, 2013|

Here’s a creative resistance story:

“A group of Providence high school students, some with zombie makeup, protest against the rigid use of NECAP tests that determines eligibility for graduation.  PROVIDENCE — Spattered with blood, their eyes blackened, their T-shirts torn, a

Chicago School Closures: School Hit List Released [129 School Closures]

February 14th, 2013|

Action Alert
Action Alert: Revised School Hit List Released
Today, February 13th, 2013, Barbara Byrd-Bennett released another revision of the mayor’s Hit List, targeting 129 schools for closure next year. This unprecedented attack targets only schools in Black and Latino neighborhoods—especially the