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End the School to Prison Pipeline – Hartford, CT

Join Moral Mondays Connecticut for
End the School to Prison Pipeline!

#TurnUp! Rally to Support Educational Equity. Meet at the Hartford Look Out Point. No fooling! Pray with your feet during #MoralMondayCT’s #WeekOfHolyAction

Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1657474064528783/

April 1st, 2016|Comments Off on End the School to Prison Pipeline – Hartford, CT

Stand With Chicago! – IL

STAND WITH CHICAGO
APRIL 1, 2016:
The people of Illinois are facing an unprecedented financial crises due to a series of unethical public policies and seemingly deliberate mismanagement.
On Friday, April 1st, Chicago teachers, parents, students and community members are standing up to

April 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Stand With Chicago! – IL

SOS Coalition Event @ Lincoln Memorial & Howard University!

People’s March for
Public Education & Social Justice
The planning for the 2016 SOS Coalition People’s March for Public Education & Social Justice is well underway. Below are the details for July 8th-10th, but the big news is that the march and

March 25th, 2016|Accessible and Equal Education, Civil rights, Get Involved, National News, Parent Education Actions, Parents and Teachers United|Comments Off on SOS Coalition Event @ Lincoln Memorial & Howard University!

SOS Conference Registration – Now Open!

Howard University – Armour J. Blackburn University Center
2400 6th St. NW – Washington D.C. 20059
Join us in strategizing for continued activism in our home communities and beyond on July 9th. Attend activist workshops for individuals and groups (including families and youth) so we

March 24th, 2016|Civil rights, Get Involved, National News|Comments Off on SOS Conference Registration – Now Open!

Principal Discusses Parent’s right to refuse state standardized exams in New York

Listen to the truth spoken by New York principal, Jamaal Bowman. Testing and the policies that have been constructed around it have disproportionately harmed those students who are black and brown, living in poverty, who have disabilities, and who are

February 7th, 2016|Stories of Resistance|Comments Off on Principal Discusses Parent’s right to refuse state standardized exams in New York
  • Detroit Teachers Fight For Better Conditions In Public Schools

    Broken toilets, falling glass, black mold—Detroit teachers are posting photos on social media to get better conditions for their students

    Posted by NowThis on Friday, January 15, 2016

Detroit Teachers “Sick” of Learning and Working Conditions

The Deplorable Learning Conditions Of Detroit Public Schools Are Unethical, Not Our Protests

Pam NamyslowskiElementary school teacher, Detroit Public Schools

Mr. Earley,

I have been a teacher in Detroit Public Schools for 24 years. I feel the need to respond to some of

January 19th, 2016|Stories of Resistance|Comments Off on Detroit Teachers “Sick” of Learning and Working Conditions

SOS Coalition Announces Dates for Summer Event

Save Our Schools Coalition March For Public Education & Social Justice
We have a burgeoning coalition of grassroots groups, union organizations, and activists who will rally and march in support of education and social justice. The Coalition is growing – see

January 12th, 2016|Get Involved, National News|Comments Off on SOS Coalition Announces Dates for Summer Event

It’s Time to March Again ~ July 8-10!

Save Our Schools: Coalition for Action
March, Rally, & Conference
July 8-10, 2016

Many thousands of us gathered on July of 2011 for the Save Our Schools March and Call to Action. We assembled to state our grievances about the state of public

December 8th, 2015|Get Involved, National News|Comments Off on It’s Time to March Again ~ July 8-10!

International News: Puerto Rico

Claridad: Medidas de Austeridad para la Educación Pública en la Colonia
Este artículo por el vice presidente de la Federación de Maestros de Puerto Rico denuncia el plan del gobierno colonial puertorriqueño para promover medidas de austeridad impulsadas por los fondos

September 20th, 2015|International News, Privatization of Public Education|Comments Off on International News: Puerto Rico

Dyett High School Hunger Strike

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

September 1st, 2015|Civil rights, Parents and Teachers United, School Closures|Comments Off on Dyett High School Hunger Strike