Tag Archive: Boston Public Schools

Mar 19

Join us as a Volunteer Judge for City Champs!

The Boston Debate League, an organization that Currently works with 17 Boston Public Schools supporting them in forming and maintaining the Policy Debate teams. One of the fast growing leagues in the country, is offering a one-of-a-kind volunteer opportunity to support students who have dedicated their free time to mastering policy debate all year. We …

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May 07

Educate to Liberate

Calling all Teachers, Youth, Parents & Community Members! Concerned about the quality of schools? Interested in learning about promising experiences of community organizing to improve schools? Join us for a weekend of learning, dialogue and action aimed at “Creating the Schools we Deserve” EDUCATE TO LIBERATE CREATING THE SCHOOLS WE DESERVE share * inspire * democratize * debate * activate 3rd Annual Boston-area Educators for …

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Oct 10

PETITION – Focus on quality and equity – slow down the BPS process!

[important]Sign the Petition[/important] To be delivered to: Mayor Thomas Menino, Mayor of Boston, Dr. Carol R. Johnson, Superintendent of The Boston Public Schools, Dean Hardin Coleman, Co-Chair External Advisory Committee, and Helen Dajer, Co-Chair, Co-Chair External Advisory Committee We are parents who believe that any new Boston Public Schools assignment process must provide children in …

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May 21

A Moment of Hard Truth and Real Hope: Action Needed Before 5/23/12 Vote

Dear Supporters: At Thursday’s Council hearing on the controversial Boston Public Schools school-relocation plan, Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson rose to the occasion with a serious message. “They’re real people!” Councilor Jackson reminded BPS as he criticized their administration for instigating conflict among school communities. Watch Councilor Jackson’s message: His reminder shouldn’t be necessary, but …

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Nov 09

Student RHEE-ACTION!

Please FORWARD WIDELY! EVERY PARENT, STUDENT, TEACHER, PRINCIPAL, YOUTH WORKER, UNION MEMBER, PUBLIC SERVANT, and CONCERNED CITIZEN in the area should be at this event. WHEN EDUCATION IS UNDER ATTACK, WHAT DO WE DO? FIGHT BACK! Student RHEE-ACTION! WHAT: Protest of Michelle Rhee’s $50,000 appearance at Symphony Hall WHEN: Wednesday, November 9th at 6:30pm until …

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Mar 02

Resurrection of Education

Mar 02

Boston schools hit with civil rights complaint

By Associated Press BOSTON – A coalition of lawyers and educators has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the Boston public schools over a school closure plan it says discriminates against black and Latino students. The Boston Bar Association’s lawyers’ committee for civil rights under law and the Black Educators’ Alliance of Massachusetts announced …

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