Save Our Schools: National Convention Aug. 3rd to 5th in DC

More info at the Save Our Schools website: here.
Trees grace an elementary school. Art by Kimberly Wilder

Save Our Schools National Convention

in Washington, DC
Friday, August 3, 2012 to
Sunday, August 5, 2012

The SOS People’s Principles will focus on:

* Overuse of high-stakes standardized testing on children
* Defense of public education against privatization, vouchers, privately-run charters, and turnarounds
* Opposition to massive and arbitrary school closings, especially in underserved communities
* Equity issues and alleviation of poverty as essential to improving schools and student learning

On the speaker list is: Jonathan Kozol who wrote: “Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools

The SOS Convention will be held at
The WDC Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Rd, NW

Register now at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3486848257?ref=ebtn

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