Longtime education activist Leonie Haimson joins the MOMocrats MOMochat to talk about class size, budget cuts, NYC schools, and how parents can get organized to fight for public schools in the face of manufactured budget crises.
Join us Wednesday, March 9, 2011, and call in with your questions and comments: (347) 945-6465.
Some of the things we’ll be discussing:
- Green Dot Charter Schools to take over two troubled South Bronx schools
- school co-location issues in NYC
- state budget crises as man-made disasters resulting from failure to secure revenue: If Banks Paid Their Full Taxes We Could Rehire All 132,000 Teachers Laid Off in the Recession, Show Me the Money: As Colorado Slashes Money for Education, Tom Cruise Pays $400 in Property Taxes
- how parents can organize and fight for public education, and what to fight for