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The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
July 10, 2015

Welcome to our July 10 newsletter! Share the latest from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook. And don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

Civil rights and community groups across the country have signed on to a letter to Senate leadership urging them to abandon the failed policies of No Child Left Behind as they debate reauthorizing the bill. The nearly 200 groups, including AROS, are calling on the Senate to end the law's emphasis on punitive, high-stakes testing and instead provide sustainable funding for full-service community schools.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools is proud to announce and welcome our new Director, Keron Blair. Keron is an organizer with ten years of experience working for social change and he most recently served as the Membership Director for United Working Families in Chicago.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
June 26, 2015

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
June 19, 2015

In light of the terrible event in South Carolina this week, our thoughts and prayers go out to the Charleston community and the families of the victims. We remain committed to fighting racism in all its forms and particularly in fighting for the schools and equal educational opportunities that all students deserve.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
June 12, 2015

Welcome to our June 12 newsletter! Share the latest from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook, and don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

Starting June 15, the Pennsylvania Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools will be leading a statewide bus tour to meet with parents, students, teachers, school staff, community members and local leaders about the need for a state budget that invests in communities, schools and (most importantly!) students.

June 8, 2015

The Honorable Arne Duncan
Secretary of Education
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC  20202

Dear Mr. Secretary,

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
June 5, 2015

Welcome to our June 5 newsletter! Share the latest from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook, and don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools Newsletter
May 29, 2015

Welcome to our May 29 newsletter! Share the latest from your city or state with us on Twitter and Facebook, and don't forget to tell your friends and colleagues to sign up for our newsletter here.

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