Chicago School Closings; Film Screening, Research Presentation, and Panel Discussion

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2016-11-29T17:39:18+00:00

Chicago's School Closings — Film Screening, Research Presentation, and Discussion The second installment in The School Project film series, Chicago's Public Schools: Closed will explore the major event in 2013 that sparked the filmmaker team to begin this project: the [...]

The National Summit on Urban Education – Videos

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2016-11-29T17:39:20+00:00

The National Summit on Urban Education – Videos National Urban Summit Leaders Push for Equitable High Quality Public EducationChicago Illinois October 28, 2014 National Urban Summit Leaders Push for Equitable High Quality Public Education – The Reverend Dr. [...]

National Summit on Urban Education

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2016-11-29T17:39:20+00:00

Rainbow PUSH Communications Department — Media ReleaseTuesday, October 28, 2014 Media Contact: Michael L. Peery pressdepartment@rainbowpush.org 312-217-2260 According to the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision by Chief Justice Earl Warren:" education is perhaps the most important function of state and local [...]

Because They Could: The Fight to Save Oakman School

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2016-11-29T17:39:20+00:00

Across the country massive school closings and cutbacks have become a tradition. In 2006, the Detroit Public School (DPS) system first began shutter facilities, our children's learning centers. The details are many. Budgets. Billings. And oh, those large buildings. By [...]

Irene Robinson Cries, “Mayor You Stole My Children’s Safe, Sane Neighborhood School”

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2016-11-29T17:39:24+00:00

Surrounded by girls, Rasheed Curtis, 6, talks about why Overton should stay open before the last day of school at Overton Elementary School, June 19, 2013. | Jessica Koscielniak ~ Sun-Times Mayor You Stole My Children’s Safe, Sane Neighborhood SchoolA second open letter from Irene Robinson [...]

Now THAT is what you call a National Week of Action!


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2016-11-29T17:39:25+00:00

Recap of the #Brownat60 National Week of Action This past Saturday was the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Parents, students and educators nationwide marked the anniversary with a National Week of Action to demand our country renew its commitment to Brown's [...]

Are You Coming to the National Week of Action?

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2016-11-29T17:39:25+00:00

Find a #Brownat60 event near you or join the action online! Tomorrow, May 17th marks the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Across the country, parents, students and educators are taking part in a National Week of Action to demand that our nation recommit [...]

The Alliance To Reclaim Our Schools – May 13 Rally at the Supreme Court – The Struggle Continues

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2016-11-29T17:39:26+00:00

EVENT RECAP – Over 500 parents, students and educators rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on May 13th, the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. The rally kicked off a National Week of Action organized by the Alliance [...]

IDEA: The Institute for Democratic Education in America Invites You To May 9th Journey For Justice Webinar

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2016-11-29T17:39:26+00:00

Post by IDEA. The J4J Children Are Not Collateral Damage Webinar – May 9th 2014 – 8:30PM ET Jitu Brown, National Director of J4J Alliance, Deborah Meier, Educator for near fifty years, Activist, and President of Save Our Schools Board, Chicago's Dyett High School Students, [...]