Feb 042014
 

Bob George, a lifelong educator, is National Director of Save our Schools and a longtime activist.

As part of our 2013 Education Justice Listening Project we interviewed educators, students, parents and organizers about what’s the best path forward for improving public education. Bob tells us one thing we need to remember about equity and schools in the United States: our schools are not all created equal. He asks: why are we acting as if some children are more important than others?

Jan 312014
 

Sabrina Stevens is a teacher-turned-writer and activist who has worked with students in struggling communities in Philadelphia and Denver. She created the Failing Schools Project, newly evolved into Reclaiming Reform, which aims to empower public school teachers, students, and parents (particularly those in so-called “failing” schools) to share their stories about what it’s really like to work and learn in schools saddled with corporate-driven education policies, and to promote alternative ways of thinking about and solving educational problems.

As part of our 2013 Education Justice Listening Project we interviewed educators, students, parents and organizers about what’s the best path forward for improving public education. Drawing on her experience in the classroom, Sabrina Joy Stevens shared one action step anyone can take to learn more about what really needs to change.

Oct 172013
 

As part of the Education Justice Listening Project we conducted over 40 interviews of leaders and organizers in education across the country. Here are some of their words. Please join in the conversation and tell us if you agree with any of these quotes and if you are inspired please share it on Facebook. Please check back in with us we will be updating this page with more quotes and videos.