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Parents Across America endorses #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool action by Washington State teachers

Parents Across America endorses the action of teachers, counselors, instructional assistants, office staff and other educators who will wear “Black Lives Matter” t-shirts to school on Wednesday, October 18th. We … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Stop the Ed Tech Juggernaut: A Parents Across America Webinar

Members of Parents Across America (PAA) have spent extensive time looking into quantities of writing and research that raise red flags about the impact of the EdTech explosion on our … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · 4 Comments

Our Children at Risk: Parents Across America reports dangers of too much ed tech

Members of Parents Across America (PAA) have spent extensive time looking into quantities of writing and research that raise red flags about the impact of the EdTech explosion on our … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · 4 Comments

Parents Across America Online Panel: How Washington State Activists Nixed Charter Schools

How Washington State activists nixed charter schools Sunday, Oct 25, 2015 5 pm EDT, 2 pm PDT Join us on Sunday, October 25th, to talk about the Washington State Supreme … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Parents Across America endorses House Bill 2382, the “Enable More Parents to Opt-Out Without Endangering Resources Act”

June 16, 2015 Dear Representative Reed: Parents Across America is pleased to endorse H. 2382, the Enable More Parents to Opt-Out Without Endangering Resources Act. PAA is a non-partisan, non-profit … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Annotated References for PAA fact sheet “Common Core Basics” and position paper “PAA opposes Common Core State Standards, PARCC/SBAC tests”

This paper relates to the previous posts Parents Across America:The Common Core Basics and Parents Across America opposes Common Core Standards, the PARCC and SBAC tests The following references are … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Parents Across America: The Common Core Basics

What is the Common Core? The Common Core State Standards (CCSS), or “the Common Core,” are a set of learning standards, statements of what students should know and be able … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Parents Across America opposes Common Core Standards, the PARCC and SBAC tests

Parents Across America opposes both the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the associated tests created by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) and the … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Press conference in Seattle on SBAC testing

Press conference on SBAC testing: Opt Out Movement Biggest in Seattle’s History A gathering of community groups, parents, teachers and students from across Seattle question the equity and validity of … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Parents Across America webinar on Race, Poverty & Education

Join the Parents Across America Webinar Monday March 2 at 8 pm EST: The Impact of Poverty, Race and Cultural Bias on Educational Opportunity. Given the current state of racial … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Parents Across America News: For “Choice Week,” choose to tell Congress what parents really want

It’s that time of year again, the week corporate reformers have designated as “School Choice Week.” Polls and surveys show that the first choice of most parents is to send … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Parents Across America Action News

Continue to contact Congress about ESEA, testing, and more The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee held a hearing on testing and accountability this past Tuesday as ESEA … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment