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The first-ever nationally coordinated Walk-Ins for the Schools All Our Children Deserve are officially underway! Show your support by signing on to the below letter, and don't forget to share it on Twitter and Facebook with #ReclaimOurSchools.

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"The future of public education in the United States stands at a critical crossroad.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
  February 12, 2016

Welcome to our February 12 newsletter! As always, share the latest stories from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook. Don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools is linking together parents, educators, students, school staff and community members in dozens of cities across the country on February 17 as they WALK-IN to support the quality public schools that all our students deserve.

Join the #ToxicTakeovers Twitter Storm on Feb. 9 at 1 PM EST
  Show Your Support as Detroit Kicks Off National Walk-Ins!

On February 9, parents, students and educators in Detroit will kick off the first-ever nationally coordinated Walk-Ins for the Schools All Our Children Deserve. Over the next two weeks, walk-ins will take place in more than 800 schools in 30 cities as communities across the country show a united front in the fight for public education.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
  February 5, 2016

Welcome to our February 5 newsletter! As always, share the latest stories from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook. Don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
  January 29, 2016

Welcome to our January 29 newsletter! As always, share the latest stories from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook. Don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
  January 22, 2016

Welcome to our January 22 newsletter! As always, share the latest stories from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook. Don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
  January 15, 2016

Welcome to our January 15 newsletter! As always, share the latest stories from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook. Don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
  January 8, 2016

Happy New Year and welcome to our first newsletter of 2016! As always, share the latest stories from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook. Don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

On December 10, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a reauthorization of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act that replaces the previous version of the law, No Child Left Behind.

While the bill isn’t all that we had hoped for, it does eliminate some of the most damaging components of the previous law’s high-states testing and accountability regime and gets rid of the School Improvement Grants program, whose school closure, chartering and reconstitution requirements have destabilized Black and Brown communities across the country.

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