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Parents Across America-Portland Myth Busting Series: “50 Myths and Lies that Threaten America’s Public Schools”

David Berliner  50 Myths and Lies that Threaten America’s Public Schools March 31, 2016 7:00 P.M. Concordia University Come join us for an evening of discovery as we listen to … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cory Booker is no friend of public education

Update on January 10, 2017: We have come across additional information on Cory Booker’s predilection for the corporatization of public schools. Booker was on the Alliance for School Choice (ASC) Board … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · 20 Comments

Tele-Town Hall with Diane Ravitch

Our Schools Alliance presents: Tele-Town Hall with Diane Ravitch Wednesday, October 16th 8:00 PM EDT “[Diane] is America’s foremost historian in the areas of education policy, she’s a champion of … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Northwest Teaching for Social Justice 6th Annual Conference

Northwest Teaching for Social Justice 6th Annual Conference October 19, 2013 Keynote: Curtis Acosta Teacher fighting to keep Tucson’s banned Mexican American Studies Program 8AM to 4:30 PM Chief Sealth … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Parents Across America Webinar: The Journey for Justice in Education with Karran Harper-Royal: School closings and turnarounds violate civil rights

Parents Across America Webinar The Journey for Justice With New Orleans Parent and Education Advocate Karran Harper-Royal March 3, 2013 1:00 PM PST Free tickets available through Eventbrite. With moderator … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

18 CITIES CONVERGE IN WASHINGTON D.C ON “JOURNEY FOR JUSTICE,” CALLING ON DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO END DISCRIMINATORY CLOSINGS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS

National Movement Forms In Wake Of Mass School Closings & Turnarounds That Violate Civil Rights & Promote Divestment In Low-Income Communities Of Color WHAT: Students, parents and advocacy representatives from … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Book launch and panel discussion: Education and Capitalism

Saturday, June 2, 4:00 PM University of Washington, Room 211 Smith Hall Featuring Sarah Knopp: Editor of Education and Capitalism and Los Angeles public school teacher Jesse Hagopian: Contributor to … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Event: The Power of Parents To Prevent Drug and Alcohol Abuse

The Power of Parents To Prevent Drug and Alcohol Abuse  Wednesday May 16th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Rainier Beach High School Library (2nd Floor) 8815 Seward Park Ave South. … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice

This is a conference not to be missed.  All are invited. Dora On Saturday, October 1st, the Fourth Annual Northwest Conference on Teaching for Social Justice will take place at … Continue reading

September 7, 2011 · Leave a comment