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September 2015

Dyett High School Hunger Strike

September 1st, 2015|

Black Parents, Grandparents, Clergy and Activists Enter Hunger Strike to Save High School
National civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson joins strike – Learn more here!
CHICAGO, AUGUST 20, 2015 – More than 12 parents, educators and other activists in the city’s

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July 2015

Join “Walking Man” Jesse Turner for his Arrival in DC!

July 13th, 2015|

“Walking Man” Jesse Turner, the BATS, UOO, and Save Our Schools invite you to join in on the last mile of his 400 mile walk in Washington DC!
If you want to participate here is what you can do:
On July 24th,

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June 2015

Solidarity with Charleston

June 23rd, 2015|

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We join with you in expressing our profound grief in learning about the shootings in South Carolina. The taking of lives in such a racist and violent fashion underscores the importance of working together to end hate

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SOS 2016 – It’s Time to March Again!

June 19th, 2015|

Save Our Schools 2016 Celebration of Solidarity, Resilience, and Resistance
It is time to march again!!!
Many thousands of us gathered under the hot summer sun on July 30, 2011 for the historic Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action.

May 2015

Albuquerque Teachers Burn their Evaluations

May 24th, 2015|

The fate of all levels of teacher evaluations. Main entrance, APS Central Office.
May 20, 2015

Up in Smoke

         A day after a large group of Albuquerque teachers made bold statements before burning their evaluations at Central Office, the

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Shut Down the Corporate Machine that is Being Used to Destroy Our Public Schools

May 18th, 2015|

“Let’s shut down the corporate machine that is being used to destroy our public schools and ultimately, our democracy.”
~ Peggy Robertson of United Opt Out National

A Response to Derek Briggs and the Denver Post re: Opt Out Propaganda

Posted May 17,

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ALL Student Walk Out – NJ

May 18th, 2015|

On Friday, May 22nd Students in ALL High Schools in Newark, NJ will walk out to meet at Newark City Hall to demand: Full Local Control-Not Christie Control, Community Schools-Not Turnaround Schools, Halt the Expansion of Charter Schools, Termination of

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A Community Serenade: If Cuomo Had a Heart

May 18th, 2015|

A community to parents, teachers, and students gathered during Teacher Appreciation Week to serenade New York’s Governor Cuomo! This occurred at a rally by the MORE caucus of the UFT in Washington Square Park.  The weather was beautiful, and it

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Massachusetts Teachers Association Votes for Opt Out Movement

May 12th, 2015|

Delegates to the 2015 MTA Annual Meeting have voted to support the right of parents to opt their children out of high-stakes standardized testing.

The Annual Meeting, which drew more than 1,100 delegates from all over Massachusetts to the Hynes Convention

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Jesse “The Walking Man” Turner – from CT to D.C.

May 4th, 2015|

One Man Walking in the Name of Love
Ring every bell,
Shout from every hamlet, village and town corner,
Bang every drum in every city,
Dr. Jesse P. Turner, AKA the Walking Man, is going to tell it from the mountaintop,

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