People’s Education Video Reflections

Through the videos we might take time to review and reflect further on moments that passed too quickly.

Interviews with Educator Attendees
Bess Altwreger Humanizes the Face of Save Our Schools

Bess Altwerger Humanizes the Face of Save Our Schools. August 3 – 5, 2012 The People’s Education Convention 2012 and Beyond, Bess discusses and helps define the terms, Education, Schools, and Students. Altwerger speaks from a parent’s and teacher’s perspective.

Investors Seek To Profit From Privatizing Public Schools
Activists at “People’s Education Convention” demand an end to excessive testing

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Save Our Schools wishes to pay a special thanks to videographer Norman Scott of Grassroots Education Movement, Education Notes Online, and The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman. Without him, we would not be able to offer these screenings. Norman, we are grateful.

Nancy Carlsson Paige Keynote Address

SOS12 Nancy Carlsson-Paige Keynote from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.

Shanta Driver Keynote Address

SOS12 Shanta Driver from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.

Jonathan Kozol Keynote Address

SOS12 Jonathan Kozol Keynote from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.

Deborah Meier Keynote Speech

SOS12 Debbie Meier Keynote from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.

SOS12 Karran Harper Royal: How [some] African Americans and Civil Rights Leaders Got on the Wrong Side of the Ed Reform Movement

SOS12 Karran Harper Royal: How [some] African Americans and Civil Rights Leaders Got on the Wrong Side of the Ed Reform Movement from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.

SOS 2012 Teachers’ Unions, Teachers’ Rights, Teachers’ Voice

SOS 2012 Teachers’ Unions, Teachers’ Rights, Teachers’ Voice from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.

Dave Brown. Why American Public Schools are the Best Place for Kids

SOS12 Dave Brown- Facts You Should Know from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.

SOS12 Labor and Professional Organization. Chicago Teacher Xian Barrett at SOS2012 Labor Workshop

SOS12 Chicago Teacher Xian Barrett at SOS2012 Labor Workshop from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.

Student Voices Advocate. Save Our Schools People’s Education Convention:

Student Voices Advocate. Save Our Schools People’s Education Convention 2012. The Millennium Generation speaks to why their voices matter in the Education Reform Conversation.

SOS12 Opt Out

SOS12 Opt Out from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.


SOS 2012 – David Siroonian Intoduces Film “Dying to Teach”

SOS 2012 – David Siroonian Intoduces Film “Dying to Teach” from Grassroots Education Movement on Vimeo.

A flash mob video parody of The Great Pretender at The People’s Education Convention in Washington, DC, 8/3/12

Karran Harper Royal discuses How [Some] African Americans and Civil Rights Leaders Got it Wrong.

Karran Harper Royal. Save Our School Presentation
Karran Harper Royal, of Parents Across America spoke at the SOS People’s Education Convention. The subject…How [Some] African Americans and Civil Rights Leaders Got it Wrong. Please view the slides shown at Karran Harper Royal’s session. March To Save Schools.