Newsletter and Action of the Week for 9/14/17

Thumbnail of the 9/14/17 newsletter (full issue here)

Action of the week: Let’s disrupt DeVos’s “Rethinking Schools” scheme:

1. Send a letter to the editor

2. Learn more about Pay for Success and social impact bonds. Try Alison McDowell’s blog here.

3. Share this article about how DeVos undermined MIchigan schools, by PAA Board member Steven Norton, executive director of Michigan Parents for Schools.

Tweet of the week: @BetsyDeVosED (re)thinking people reject your rhetoric, NO to Pay for Success NO to “personalized learning.” Teachers not #edtech

PAA News:  New president for PAA – congratulations, Khem Irby!

PAA-Oregon helps develop county party education platform

PAA just posted a set of informational materials on our web site which detail how school closings can harm children and communities. Feel free to use any or all of them.

Posted on by Julie Woestehoff Posted in LATEST newsletter and action of the week

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