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April 2015

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week – May 4th-8th

April 16th, 2015|

For the last two years Save Our Schools has done Teacher Appreciation Week-Stand Up with Your Teacher actions in a number of states.  Now we want to broaden our effort and reignite the groups that have worked with us in the

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April 8th – National Day of Action!!!

April 6th, 2015|

National Day of Action – April 8th
Overhaul ESEA/NCLB: Less Testing More Learning

What: Call your U.S. Senators and join the Twitter storm/Thunderclap. If we raise our voices together, we can persuade the Senate Education Committee to reduce testing requirements as it

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February 2015

Action: Send this Letter to the House Now!

February 22nd, 2015|

Our friends at Network for Public Education created an easy format for sending comments about the reauthorization of NCLB to the House of Representatives.
Send yours letter now!

It has been reported that the US House of Representatives will vote on H.R.

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Action: Send this Letter to Congress Now!

February 8th, 2015|

Congress is about to act on the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (also known as NCLB). We, along with the help of our colleagues at Fair Test and many other supporters of public education, have prepared a

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Refuse the Tests

February 8th, 2015|

A powerful message from our friends at

Congress is about to act on the Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (also known as NCLB). Send a letter for you to send to your representatives about the overuse of testing.

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January 2015

Forum on Educational Accountability

January 23rd, 2015|

Forum on Educational Accountability
www.edaccountability.org
Recommendations for Improving Federal Law – January 2015
The Forum on Educational Accountability (FEA) calls on Congress to make major changes to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA, currently “No Child Left Behind” or NCLB).* To strengthen

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SOS Announces: International Summit of Education Activists 2016

January 5th, 2015|

International Summit
of Education Activists
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
January 28-31, 2016
 

 
Save Our Schools recognizes that powerful multinational corporations and private foundations are pushing a destructive agenda for public education, here in the U.S. and around the world. These global forces have now

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December 2014

SOS Board Member/Treasurer Meets with Secretary of Education for State of Chiapas, Mexico

December 29th, 2014|

December 2014

Professor Peter McLaren, who serves on the national Board of Save Our Schools as Treasurer, recently guest lectured at the Autonomous University in Chiapas, Mexico. His lecture drew a crowd of 800 teachers and students.

During his stay in Chiapas,

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December NewsBlast

December 29th, 2014|

December NEWSBLAST
News From
New Jersey   New York   Pennsylvania   Illinois   Chicago   Florida   Texas   California   Vermont   Oklahoma   Massachusetts   Rhode Island   Washington

NATIONAL

Report Shows Huge $$ In Ed Testing:
A new industry report shows just how huge the Common Core testing windfall is in dollar

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December 2014

SOS in Action: 2011-2016 and beyond

December 24th, 2014|

On the March to Save and Transform Public Schools

SOSers have been busy since our inception in 2010, and our work continues to span across the country. Below are some of the events we have planned and some in which we

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