NEW- Reflections on 1619 and the 400 Years that Built a Nation: February 24
BU’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a talk entitled “Reflections on 1619 and the 400 Years that Built a Nation.” The BU Consortium will facilitate a follow up discussion for educators to reflect on the talk. Register to attend the Part 2 discussion and receive the viewing information for Part 1.
NEW- Suspend Spring MCAS Tests!
Join Citizens for Public Schools and sign on to this letter urging our Massachusetts legislators and state education officials to obtain a federal waiver from the U.S. Department of Education and suspend spring MCAS tests. This compelling article outlines the push to suspend the tests.
Tell Your Legislators to Pass the American Workforce Rescue Act
Now is the time for us to roll up our sleeves and work together to build back better. There’s no better way to start this work than by passing the $1.9 trillion rescue bill Biden proposed last week—the American Workforce Rescue Act. It’s the Biden plan to curb the coronavirus, get the country vaccinated and invest resources where they are needed most, including billions for states, schools and localities. For comparison, the GOP is suggesting $618 billion instead of the $1.9 trillion the President’s American Rescue Plan. Click here to write to your lawmakers and tell them to pass it.