Activist Conference July 28 and 29
Rally and March July 30
Organizational Congress July 31
Visit & register now at www.saveourschoolsmarch.org
In 1963, over 200,000 concerned citizens marched on Washington to participate in a momentous event that forever shifted the national dialogue on race and justice. Consequently, policy changed. Laws changed. America changed.
In 2011, it is our time to change the national dialogue on PUBLIC
For over a decade, education laws and policies have been enacted without input from those who REALLY know how to improve our schools and society. And now, as we stand at a critical crossroads in the future of public schools and
the teaching profession…
• The President has a voice
• The Secretary of Education has a voice
• Politicians have a voice
• Corporate billionaires have a voice
• The media have a voice
Finally, the nation will hear OUR VOICE!
On July 30, 2011
The Save Our Schools March & National Call to Action in Washington, D.C.
Teachers and parents will unite to tell the nation…
• High Stakes Testing
• Closing schools
• Top‐down reform
• Blaming teachers
• Blaming families
• Child poverty
• EQUITABLE FUNDING for all public school communities
• AN END TO HIGH STAKES TESTING for student, teacher, and school evaluation
• CURRICULUM DEVELOPED LOCALLY by school communities
• Teacher, family and community LEADERSHIP IN FORMING PUBLIC SCHOOL POLICIES.