May 11, 2017 newsletter brief

Thumbnail of 5/11/17 newsletter (full newsletter here)

Action of the week

  • Protest DeVos! Her visits around the US have not been going well. Her comments in Utah led PAA interim executive director to write this letter to the Salt Lake Tribune; get ready to write something similar if DeVos comes to your town.

Coming up

  • PAA is co-hosting a webinar on student data privacy on May 23 at 8 pm ET. Details to follow.

Tweet of the Week

@BetsyDeVosEd wrong to compare public schls with cell phone service you switch when service lags #noschoolvouchers #PublicEdkeytodemocracy

PAA News

  • A letter to the editor on charter schools by Leonie Haimson was published in the New York Times.
  • Our Kentucky affiliate Save Our Schools Kentucky reported on their visit to the state legislature which was covered by a local TV station.
  • Great photos from Helen Gym’s Emily’s List Rising Star 2017 award celebration.
Posted on by Julie Woestehoff Posted in LATEST newsletter and action of the week, Misc

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