March 2013

Thoughts on a disaster…

March 22nd, 2013|

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

March 20th, 2013|

Action Alert

February 2013

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

School Hit List Released Soon; Act Today!

February 12th, 2013|

Action Alert

December 2012

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

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

December 1st, 2012|

November 2012

On the ground in Chicago: A day in the life

November 6th, 2012|

Karen Lewis and Carl West 
On the ground in Chicago: A day in the life
Over the past several days I had the privilege of being involved in several Chicago education events with Parents, Students, Teachers, CTU and Core members. On Thursday

October 2012

Rebuild the American Dream Through Education

October 29th, 2012|

1. INVEST IN AMERICA’S CHILDREN.. Preserve and transform public education. Keep public education strong. Hire, not fire teachers. Rebuild our crumbling classrooms.
3. FUND SCHOOLS EQUITABLY.. We must invest in American innovation.

Schools Confront Scandal; Students Who ‘Disappeared’ at Test Time

October 15th, 2012|

Questioning Legality Of Providing Confidential Student Data To Limited Corporation

October 14th, 2012|

Parents Send Letter to NYS Attorney General & Education Officials
PROVIDING CONFIDENTIAL STUDENT DATA TO LIMITED CORPORATION; THE LEGAL QUESTION
Originally Published October 12, 2012. New York Public School Parents

We had a press conference at noon at Norman Siegel’s law offices today; lots