June 2014

SOS at the Clearwater Festival

June 23rd, 2014|

I just arrived home after a wonderful weekend for SAVE OUR SCHOOLS at the Clearwater Festival. This year, it was a glorious memorial to Pete Seeger and a celebration of the arts. We worked out a schedule where our

April 2014

Selma Jubilee 2014 Recap

April 15th, 2014|

SOSers joined the masses of people who assembled in the Selma, Alabama on March 6th-8th.  Among the many highlights that came with participating in such an event were the inspiring speeches offered by Rev. William J. Barber II.  Many

February 2014

Get Behind this New Film Project

February 10th, 2014|

Philadelphia School Nursing Crisis is Focus of Sick Days
Philadelphia, PA — A new multimedia documentary Sick Days: The Philadelphia School Nurse Shortage explores the impact of budget cuts on Philadelphia public schools, focusing on school nurses. [Sample photographs at

Join the Valentine’s Day “Love-in” Protest

February 1st, 2014|

Parents Are Not Helpless
What can parents do when the politically connected and the powerful create education policy that ignores Campbell’s law? My advice, parents, is to fight the power, and Opt Out! Learn more information about opting out.
Not ready

January 2014

Pete Seeger: Farewell, friend

January 30th, 2014|

SOS Mourns the loss of a great man, but celebrates the greatness of his life’s work.
By: Rosalie Friend & Terry Moore

I am so glad that SOS had a booth at Clearwater, and I got to hear Pete one last


January 23rd, 2014|

Sometimes really smart people get really dumb. It isn’t on purpose. They just start to believe too much of what they have to say, or write. When they also love to be in the limelight because of what they

March 2013

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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January 2013

Who do you want driving your child’s school bus?

January 8th, 2013|

Who do you want driving your child’s school bus?
Contact the Mayor today at 1-888-833-7428 and Sign Our Petition below.

Who do you want driving your child’s school bus – a highly skilled, trained, and experienced driver who knows our children

NYC Bus Drivers; The Burden Of Proof Is On The Mayor

January 8th, 2013|

In Support of Bus Drivers and Matrons Save Our Schools Submits

If Bloomberg and company really care about busing our children properly in the short term and in the long term, they can

Opt-Out Day – January 7, 2013

January 1st, 2013|

Opt-Out Day – January 7, 2013
Download a Flyer; Options For Opting Out of Testing

Opting Out; Just Say No To Testing FairTest.
Opt Out of States Standardized Tests. The International Movement.
The Bartleby Project.
History off Opting Out. Parents Across America Ongoing