New Jersey appears to have an informal moratorium on charter expansion. Will it hold? Students and supporters in Pittsburgh and Chicago call for #PoliceFreeSchools and investment. A new toolkit to aid campaigns against the school-to-prison-pipeline. Check it out in this week's NewsBlast!
Guns in Schools
Betsy DeVos and the Republicans are at it again--proposing to use ESSA money to buy guns for teachers and increase police presence at schools. Please join a webinar on restorative justice implementation, on August 29th. New resources on community schools and state takeovers. All this in this week's AROS NewsBlast!!
Louisville AROS bring the spotlight to a secretive, business-based committee trying to reform their schools behind closed doors. The Boston Education Justice Alliance calls for more counselors and student supports in the district school budget. Arming teachers? Teachers say "no thanks." And students from across Massachusetts converge on the headquarters of Smith & Wesson. Check out this week's NewsBlast!!