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Chicago Board of Ed Turns Deaf Ear to Parents

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This editorial by Becky Malone, the leader of PAA-affiliate 19th Ward Parents, appeared in today’s Chicago Sun-Times: The monthly Chicago Board of Education public meeting is a farce. Every month, for seven months now, our organization, 19th Ward Parents, has attended the meeting to address our concerns regarding an unfunded longer school day and the lack of respect for our teachers and their craft. Under the illusion of inclusion, we have taken off work, found child care for our children, …

PAA Austin TX Affiliate to host State Board of Education Candidates’ Forum

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2012 Contact: Lorie Barzano, Co-Chair CoalitionSAUS (Strengthen Austin Urban Schools) coalitionsaus@gmail.com barzano@flash.net (512)447-5577 CoalitionSAUS Hosts State Board of Education Candidates Forum CoalitionSAUS (Strengthen Austin Urban Schools) will host a forum of the candidates running for the TX State Board of Education (SBOE) in Districts #5 and #10.  The state’s recently re-districted electoral maps split the Austin Independent School District (AISD) in half between the two SBOE Districts.  (District #5 runs south from just north of …

PAA Austin TX Affiliate to host State Board of Education Candidates' Forum

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2012 Contact: Lorie Barzano, Co-Chair CoalitionSAUS (Strengthen Austin Urban Schools) coalitionsaus@gmail.com barzano@flash.net (512)447-5577 CoalitionSAUS Hosts State Board of Education Candidates Forum CoalitionSAUS (Strengthen Austin Urban Schools) will host a forum of the candidates running for the TX State Board of Education (SBOE) in Districts #5 and #10.  The state’s recently re-districted electoral maps split the Austin Independent School District (AISD) in half between the two SBOE Districts.  (District #5 runs south from just north of …