Massachusetts's Opportunity Gap
From Springfield to Fitchburg, from Lynn to Boston, Massachusetts is full of passionate advocates and organizers working to improve their state's public education system. At a recent organizing event for MA OTL groups, allies mapped out the education organizing landscape in the Commonwealth (at right), and coordinated their campaigns on fair funding, school discipline and supports-based reforms. Read about the event here!
Over 350 students raised their voices against harsh school discipline policies at the third annual Listening Project in Boston.Read more >
OTL ally Citizens for Public Schools will be hosting renowned education historian Diane Ravitch in Cambridge, MA on Oct. 24th – get your tickets today!Read more >
Youth organizers in Boston are hosting an Oct. 3rd Listening Project on school discipline. Share your views with them at Forest Hills, Ruggles, Roxbury Crossing, Jackson, and Ashmont MBTA stations.Read more >
There's a new victory in the fight to end the school-to-prison pipeline. Last week, the Boston School Committee adopted an entirely new Code of Conduct by unanimous vote that centers on alternative and supportive discipline practices.Read more >
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