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Blog For the Save Our Schools March #bloggermarch

Will you?  http://www.saveourschoolsmarch.org/

This is from the official site:

Save Our Schools March & National Call to Action!

July 28-31, 2011 in Washington, D.C. and around the country

We’re putting the Public back in public schools!

We, a collection of people from all walks of life and every corner of this nation, embody a mixture of ideas and opinions regarding how we can improve educational opportunities for all children. We stand united by one belief – it’s time for teachers and parents to organize and reclaim control of our schools.

As concerned citizens, we demand an end to the destructive policies and rhetoric that have eroded confidence in our public schools, demoralized teachers, and reduced the education of too many of our children to nothing more than test preparation.

A well-educated society is essential to the future of the United States of America. Our students must have access to a fully funded, world-class public education system, and it is our responsibility to hold our government accountable for providing the means to achieve it. Please join!

It’s time to show the “powers that  be” what the people of America think of their support for education and how we should be teaching our children.  Please blog and share your link here in a comment. We’ll once again compile them. Please join us and share YOUR voice to put the public back in public schools! Use the twitter hashtag #bloggermarch to share your Blog  for the SOS March!

Diane Ravitch Quotes:

“Education is a right, not a race!”

“Education policies should be defined by Educators.”

REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON, D.C.: SOS

Matt Damon “I Think You’re Awesome!” (Video of Matt Damon’s Speech to Teachers at #SOSMarch -

The Washington Post Teachers March on Washington

EdWeek: Education Policy Critics March on White House

James Boutin SOS March in DC

What Teachers Make

Jon Stewart’s Teacher Tribute For the Save Our Schools Rally

Posts:

Joe Bower: Save our Schools
Anthony Cody: Time to Get Off Our Knees: Why Jonathan Kozol will be Marching to Save Our Schools

Chad Sansing: What makes us citizens? #bloggermarch #sosmarch

Nancy Flanagan: Signs of Passion 

Mary Tedrow  Walking to School: Why I’m Marching….

Mr. Senor Hill #bloggermarch Video Postcards in Solidarity

John T Spencer I Have a Voice, But What Can I Do?

Sabrina Stevens Shupe Why I am Marching

Diane Ravitch Why I Am Marching On July 30 Obama’s War on Schools

Teacher Ken Why I’m marching on July 30

Shaun Johnson Why I’m Marching to Save our Schools

Duane Campbell Save Our Schools March: Sacramento

Anne Pritchett Save Our Schools Why I March Seasoned Teacher Tells Us

Pamela Moran #BloggerMarch’s Common Cause: Enough is Enough

iTeachQ  What? They turned down a seat at the table.

Kevin Hodgson Some BS for SOS

Emma Gore Feels like a Disney Movie

Katherine Cox This Is What I’m Talking About!

Tracy Grayson Why I’m Marching: Reflections of a Former Teacher

Katherine Osgood Why I Am Marching

Tom Mullaney Why I’m Marching on Washington in July – and Why You Should Too.

Jeff Bryant Where Is The ‘Middle Ground’ In The Education Debate?

Tracey Douglas Why I’m Marching on July 30 

Stephen Lazar Why I’m Marching

Gary Rubinstein Why I’m Marching in the “Save Our Schools” March on July 30

Cathy Brackett Not WHY, but for Whom I March

Ira Socol Why Barack Obama Could Not Find One Hour for America’s Teachers

EdWeek SOS Rally Turns Up The Heat

Chris Lehmann Root Causes and the Save Our Schools March

Martha Infante  Why this Teacher is Marching

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About Paula White

grandma, teacher, Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE), DEN STAR, Google Certified Teacher, camper, Gifted Resource Tchr, NETS*T certified, lover of learning

Discussion

10 thoughts on “Blog For the Save Our Schools March #bloggermarch

  1. Hi. I’m the Electronic Media Coordinator for the Save Our Schools March. I’ve got big, big bundle of posts and messages to share with you, here–but we want to put that list on the SOS website, too, which is the first place newbie sharers and thinkers will go when looking for content on the March.

    In the meantime, here’s my contribution:
    http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teacher_in_a_strange_land/2011/07/_a_thousand_people_in.html

    Posted by Nancy Flanagan | July 21, 2011, 10:26 am
    • Thanks, Nancy!
      We want to support you folks however we can! We’ve asked to endorse you (on your site) but haven’t heard anything back yet. We’ll double post the posts you want us to and hopefully get a larger readership for the march. Thanks for letting us know and for sharing your blog!

      Paula

      Posted by Paula White | July 21, 2011, 10:33 am
  2. Here’s another compelling response to “why we are marching to DC” by Mary Tedrow.
    This is cross posted from my teacher blog, A Teacher’s Ruminations.

    http://waingortgrade2spanishbilingual.blogspot.com/2011/07/walking-to-school-why-im-marching.html

    Posted by Elisa Waingort | July 23, 2011, 8:14 am
  3. We need to all be connected through a common cause of national support for public education and our educators and those who we serve in our schools- our young people.

    https://coopcatalyst.wordpress.com/2011/07/25/bloggermarchs-common-cause-enough-is-enough/

    Posted by pamela moran | July 28, 2011, 7:02 pm
  4. This should be live within 24 hours… :)
    http://school-fest.com/news/march-washington-save-our-schools

    Posted by sarajschmidt | July 29, 2011, 10:16 pm

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Pingback: What makes us citizens? #bloggermarch #sosmarch « Cooperative Catalyst - July 20, 2011

  2. Pingback: Some BS for SOS | Kevin's Meandering Mind - July 29, 2011

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