September Grassroots Education Network Reports read this month's reports from Florida, Georgia and New York below A New York Guide on How to Grow Your State’s Opt Out Movement The pressure must not falter or wane, and we must raise our collective voices to speak for all children and all of our public schools. Opt Out Florida Network Update on the 3rd Grade Retention Lawsuit So why doesn’t it feel
Since last week Friday, August 26, when Judge Gievers ruled most favorably for the plaintiffs in the third grade lawsuit, it feels like we’ve been on a rollercoaster. As soon as the judge’s ruling was made public, Orange County filed their prepared appeal, to which OCPS legal counsel referred many times during the course of the nine hour hearing at the beginning of that week. Soon after, Hernando
by Long Island Opt Out’s Jeanette Deutermann The opt out movement in NY sprang to life in 2012 with a handful of parents, scattered around Long Island, upstate, and downstate NY, deciding to refuse to allow their children to be subjected to the new NYS assessments. It was around this time that I was beginning to see the symptoms of high stakes testing on my own son, and research led me to the NYS
A big battle looms in Georgia, pitting the usual big-money, backroom supporters of a state takeover school district against the rest of us. It is the same battle being fought all over the country in the struggle against The Chaos Theory plan for public education “reform,” but in this instance those of us fighting against the persistent and well-funded forces of privatization and standardization h
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Please take a moment and send John Oliver your thank you. Thanks @iamjohnoliver . In Detroit kids k-12 just got notice their charter school will not open. https://t.co/t3DIZxJZNG — Network4PublicEd (@Network4pubEd) August 26, 2016 Thanks @iamjohnoliver . There are 500 kids in Livermore Ca. scrambling to find a school. Charter shut down. https://t.co/sx9m5hB1Hg — Network4PublicEd (@Network4pubEd)