The OTL Campaign Blog

Friday January 17th, 2014

Following a Town Hall event that was part of the Deceber 9 National Day of Action, student organizers in Boston met with Mayor Marty Walsh to present solutions for improving the city's schools.

Thursday January 16th, 2014

In an op-ed for the New York Times, David Sciarra, Executive Director of the Education Law Center, shows how a Kansas lawsuit over the state's failure to adequately fund its public schools is part of a national pattern of budget cuts and inequity in education.

Thursday January 16th, 2014

Over 1,500 students and education organizers rallied in Albany on January 14 to demand fair school funding in New York State.

Wednesday January 15th, 2014

We would have wished you a Happy New Year earlier, but we wanted to wait until we could show you this new video recap of the National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education.

Jeff Bryant, Education Opportunity Network
Wednesday January 15th, 2014

Zero-tolerance school discipline policies and high-stakes testing go hand-in-hand to create the school-to-prison pipeline. Are these policies finally starting to fall out of favor?

Monday January 13th, 2014

Due to budget cuts, Philadelphia students face a two-week wait for an appointment with their school counselor to talk about college applications. 

Monday January 13th, 2014

Parents, students, teachers and advocates from across New York State will rally in Albany to demand fair school funding and universal pre-k. Follow #NoMoreExcuses on Twitter for updates!

Friday January 10th, 2014

A new brief (and video!) from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows why better educational opportunities lead to better health and longer lives.

Wednesday January 8th, 2014

In a big step forward for school discipline reform, the federal govenment released recommendations to end the use of harsh discipline policies and implement positive alternatives.

Tuesday December 10th, 2013

The National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education was a huge success. Thank you to all the parents, students, teachers and community organizers who participated nationwide!

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