In a victory for parents and students fighting mass school closures and charter school expansion, the U.S. Department of Education has opened civil rights investigations in Chicago, Newark and New Orleans after organizers filed federal complaints in May.

Dignity in Schools Campaign

With over 100 events in 52 cities hosted by more than 70 organizations, this year's National Week of Action Against School Pushout was the biggest yet! Get inspired by reading some of this year's highlights and join the movement for school discipline reform.

Cassie Schwerner, Schott Foundation for Public Education

On October 3rd and 4th I had the great honor to attend the 3rd annual Arkansas OTL Summit. Arkansas' organizers and advocates really know how to put on a show!

Philadelphia's schools are under attack. Teachers and community members need your help. Take and share a "solidarity selfie" to show your support!

Over 40 organizations helped launch The Campaign for Fair Education Funding, which is pushing for Pennsylvania to adopt a fair, sustainable funding system for the state's schools. Learn more about the campaign at

After collecting more than 188,000 signatures, organizers in Mississippi have won a place on the state's November 2015 ballot for a fair school funding initiative.