Boston, MA
Bayside Expo Center
Citizens for Public Schools Fall Issues Conference
Sat, October 15, 2011 at 8:15AM (Eastern)
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Registration plus CPS Membership  $50.00
Registration/Supporter  $75.00
Registration/Advocate  $100.00
Registration/Mentor  $200.00
Registration/Leader  $500.00
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Join us at CPS's Annual Fall Issues Conference

Your Public School Under Attack:
Organizing to Fight Back!

Come together on Saturday, Oct. 15, with other parents, teachers, students and concerned citizens to share ideas, strategize and organize to achieve our goal: quality public schools for every child.

Hear an exciting morning panel of knowledgeable speakers on MCAS Reform, The Struggle to Preserve Boston Schools, Organizing Parents Across America and Exposing Astroturf Education Groups.

Stay for morning and afternoon workshops where participants will learn important background information and then strategize about pressing educational issues:

  • Resisting Boston school closings: Promoting and Preserving the Duty to "Cherish"
  • Reforming charter school financing
  • Organizing in your community for MCAS reform
  • Worcester schools and the impact of Stand for Children
  • Inside the education legislation process
  • Organizing parents and communities to influence school committees
  • Investing in public higher education
  • Overview of issues facing public education

Coffee and lunch will be provided. Don’t miss this exciting chance to have an impact. Don’t mourn, organize with CPS for quality public schools for all our children. You're welcome to bring along friends and family!

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Lawrence Aaronson
Steven Backman
Bob Bray
Bob Bray
Christopher Buttimer
Barbara Corey
Nancy Dickerson
Bruce C. Ditata
Paul Dunphy
Barbara Fields
Roger Garberg
Katherine Greeley
Tom Grover
Lisa Guisbond
Sharon Guzik
Chris Herland
Mary Jo Hetzel
Alan Jehlen
Ashanti Johnson
Julie Johnson
Jennifer Joly
Jonathan King
Louis Kruger
Tom Maher
Bryan Mulcrone
Tom Murdock
Ann O'Halloran
Sanford Ostroy
Paula Parnagian
Mary Porter
Jenna Quilty
Christine Rafal
Patricia Riddick
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