Tag Archive: BPS

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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Mar 16

We Matter: Save Our Schools!

Please sign and share this petition created by Boston Public School students http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/we-matter-save-our-schools Support the voices of Cristina Martinez of West Roxbury Academy and many youth who have testified at recent school committee meetings to halt Boston’s proposal to close 5 or more schools as of June 30, 2015 before there is a comprehensive capital facilities plan: West Roxbury …

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Jul 15

URGENT ACTION NEEDED – Keep the Charter School Cap

[Via SOS] Dear friends, This coming Wednesday, July 16th, the State Senate will vote on the “Charter Cap Bill” (S2262), legislation that will have long-term and harmful effects on public education in Massachusetts. As a supporter of quality education for all, your voice is needed once again. Please join QUEST in signing a new petition urging Senators to …

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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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