Educators Mobilize as School Takeovers Open Door For Charter Expansion

State takeover of public schools fragment school authority, disenfranchise communities of color, and ignore parent and community concerns.
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As Cost of School Supplies Soar, Educators Step In to Help Parents

Union and district team up to reduce cost of school supplies, taking a huge bite out of the burden borne by low-income families.
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Set to Stun
Children are being Tasered by school-based police officers. No one knows how often it’s happening or what impact it’s having on students. Source: The Hechinger Report
Back to School – By the Numbers
The lazy days of summer are ending for millions of children as they grab their backpacks, pencils and notebooks and return to the classroom for a new school year. Here are some facts and figures to know as the new school year begins. Source: Associated Press
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Community Schools Bridging the Gap Between School and Home

For many students living in poverty, the community school model provides a network of support that makes life - and learning - a little easier.
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