BATs Preparing for Lobbying, Book Talks, Mock Trial

National education leaders are preparing to converge on Washington next month to call for serious shifts in direction for our nation’s schools. Hear directly from leaders organizing the second annual BAT Congress. Plans include lobbying, book talks, and the People vs. Corporate Reform Mock Trial.

Tracks 2 and 3 below —

  • Marla Kilfoyle is General Manager of Badass Teachers Association (BAT), a parent and a teacher. She is active in Parents and Teachers Against Common Core and LI Opt-Out.
  • Denisha Jones is a BAT administrator and has taught early childhood and college for over 10 years. Currently she is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Howard University.
  • Morna McDermott is Associate Professor at Towson University, where she teaches various theory and methods courses in the College of Education, and a founder of United Opt Out.
  • Bob George is national director for Save Our Schools and co-editor of Empathy Educates.

Also on Thursday’s show: an update from Jesse “The Walking Man” Turner on his 40-mile trek to DC for the BAT Congress.

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: BUS program, high stakes testing, National Issues, standardized testing

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