Sword and a prayer

You could say I began life as an activist. My mother was a warrior (literally) for women’s liberation, health equity (before they called it that), and whatever cause was relevant at the time. She was the oldest daughter from Sicilian matriarchs. She testified at the...

It’s not a secret anymore…

Thank you to Rosemarie Allen, James Martinez and Tay Anderson. In case you missed this fantastic discussion, here’s a clip of the Webinar on Race and Education. https://www.uniting4kids.com/videos/ Additional Resources:...

You are invited… and more news!

In this newsletter: Uniting4Kids Fundraising Event – Will you partner with us? See you on Social Media – Thanks Scott McCleod@McCleod Video -Students, Teachers and Parents ask Colorado BOE – “Stop High-Stakes Testing” We’re wishing you a happy spring and sending along...

Social media training on April 10th and hostage takers

Spring is finally here! Say hello to birds, flowers, one or two last minute snow storms and…the annual ritual of standardized testing. Whether your state uses PARCC or SBA, the testing window opens around March and continues for 6-8 weeks until May. Testing...

Opt Out video and March 14th Stephen Krashen

Watch the video as parents and students share their experience in OPTing Out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFTMSha1GlM Guides for Opting Out: https://www.uniting4kids.com/opt-out/ http://www.unitedoptoutnational.org/ Join our next online conversation as we discuss...

Protecting your child’s privacy in the classroom

We recently gathered a group of parents and educators to answer questions on student data privacy including “Where the data goes,” and “why one-to-one devices and competency-based- learning is bad for students.” Listen in and look further with the links provided...
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