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Posted Mar. 10, 2020

Tell Your State to Show School Funding Disparities

If you want to fight for fairness in your school district, you need to know how much money your district is spending in each school…

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Posted Feb. 27, 2020

Activism Is Hard. Tell an Activist Today That You Appreciate Their Commitment and Sacrifice.

Education activism is inspired work, but it is also draining and gut-wrenching. In Oakland or Chicago, Minneapolis or Connecticut, or even on a Freedom Ride, these…

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Posted Feb. 20, 2020

Tell Your Rep to Listen to Charter School Educators and Families

Charter schools are public schools open to all students and accountable to the same academic standards as other public schools. Yet families and educators in…

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Posted Feb. 6, 2020

Shout Out Black Leaders Who Are Making History on Behalf of Children

Click on a tab below to start Tell Them on Twitter Create a tweet you can use to celebrate a local leader on Twitter. Tell…

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Posted Dec. 12, 2019

PETITION: Tell the Democratic Candidates to Fix Their Education Plans

Not one Democratic presidential candidate has offered an education plan that disrupts the current education system and holds leaders accountable for providing better options for…

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

Support a School Through DonorsChoose

What does it look like to create a child-saving school support movement? Maybe it starts by simply finding a school to…

By Gordon Wright

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Posted Nov. 7, 2019

Tell Your School to Improve Reading Instruction

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Posted Oct. 23, 2019

Tell Someone to Run for School Board

Click on a tab below to start. Tag Someone on Facebook Step 1 First, just copy this text: Maybe you should run for school board!…

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Posted Oct. 9, 2019

Tell Your State to Stand Strong on Teacher Quality

A new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality reveals that many states are stepping back from important policies that make sure we have…

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Posted May 22, 2020

With a Little Radical Imagination, We Can Prepare Our Students to Become Leaders

Early in the school year, after our daily Pledge of Allegiance, my fifth grader, Cassandra, asked, “Why are people mad when Colin Kaepernick kneels during…

By Joan Hurley

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Posted May 22, 2020

For My Family, Seeing Their First-Gen Latina Daughter Walk Across the Stage Would Have Been Everything

If I were a magician for a day, I would strike my wand and eliminate the memory of the coronavirus as well as its impact.…

By Karen Balbuena

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Posted May 22, 2020

Reopening Schools While Coronavirus Is Still on the Loose Is Ass-Backward

I swear this country is ass-backward. In last week’s Senate hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci—the nation’s leading expert on the coronavirus pandemic—said outright, “… states will…

By Tanesha Peeples

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