On the BUS: Education and the Selma Anniversary, Cuomo’s NY Proposals, and More

NOTICE: DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS IN DC, THE BUS SHOW SCHEDULED FOR FEB 26 MUST BE POSTPONED. APOLOGIES. CHECK BACK for RESCHEDULING DETAILS.

Selma-Jubilee-e1393349263819Education was a key issue in the Civil Rights Movement of which the Selma Bridge Crossing was a part. Jesse Turner, Connecticut teacher active in Save Our Schools and BATS, joins the Education Town Hall on Feb. 26 to discuss commemorating the bridge crossing in 2014 and 2015.

In addition, David Greene and Rosalie Friend of Save Our Schools join us to discuss school funding, charter authorization, and teacher evaluation changes proposed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and how activists in NY state are responding.

Tune in Thursday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m. Eastern.

Also planned: a preview of the upcoming NYCORE (Collective of Radical Educators) Conference, “Justice not Just Tests,” with Denisha Jones for United Opt Out, and an update from Newark (NJ), where a student sit-in resulted, finally, in a meeting with Superintendent Cami Anderson.

The Education Town Hall broadcasts from Historic Anacostia in Washington, DC, Thursdays
at 11:00 a.m. Eastern on We Act Radio.
Listen live via TuneIn.
Shows are archived for convenient listening shortly after broadcast.

The Education Town Hall BUS is a monthly program
organized by BadAss Teachers, United Opt Out, and SOS March.
The program regularly airs on the 4th Thursday of each month.



Categories: archive, BUS program, Charter Schools, National Issues, Teachers and teaching

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