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Orange County Justice United Wins Budget Support to Increase Teacher Diversity

Monday, May 13, 2019
The Herald Sun Metro IAF

Louisiana IAF, ITEP, Tax Reform, Economic Development, Schools

Together Baton Rouge Wins $2.9M from Exxon Mobil for Schools

Saturday, January 19, 2019
The Advocate & More

After almost four years of political battle, leaders of Together Baton Rouge secured a momentous victory: the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted down Exxon Mobil’s request to receive a tax exemption through the Industrial Tax Exemption Program, resulting in $2.9 Million for public schools....

Together Baton Rouge

Education and Youth
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 17:30

Spokane Alliance & Allies Victorious in School Bullying Action

Following almost nine weeks of pressure from Spokane Alliance members and allies, the Spokane Public Schools (SPS) school board unanimously voted to make a public statement on recent school bullying that included four key points leaders advocated for: reaffirmation of the district’s commitment to respect all students; commitment to swift enforcement of harassment, intimidation and bullying; contact information for those needing to report incidents; and the context of the divisive year in politics.


Education, Public school funding, Maryland IAF

Maryland IAF Wins School Funding Commitments from State Legislators

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Metro IAF

AIM, BUILD and PATH won commitments from twelve Maryland state delegates and senators and three candidates to pass and fully fund the Kirwan Commission recommendations.

Metro IAF

New Mexico IAF, Albuquerque Interfaith, Alliance Schools, accountability

Albuquerque Interfaith Advances Alliance Schools in Accountability Meeting

Sunday, January 29, 2017
FOX-KRQUE

Following last year’s victory in helping pass a $575 Million bond package for local public schools, just part of the $2.5 Billion Albuquerque Interfaith has helped leverage sinc

Albuquerque Interfaith

Arizona Interfaith, Arizona IAF, Public school funding, teacher pay

VIP Fights for State Funding of Public Schools

Monday, January 23, 2017
Arizona Education News Service

In 2016, VIP and Arizona Interfaith leaders led the fight for school and health funding for Arizona children, both for Kidcare(children’s health insurance) and school finance i

Valley Interfaith Project

Education and Youth
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 17:45

NCG Wins Fight to Save, Transform Fremont Middle School

Nevadans for the Common Good celebrated a positive resolution to an education issue affecting students of Fremont Middle School.  When the school district released rebuilding plans that involved busing Fremont middle-schoolers to another school, courageous parents and teachers began a year of conversing with each other and identifying allies.


Education and Youth
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 17:30

GCC Wins Full After-School Programs & Counseling at JFK High

In May GCC held a 125-person "Listen, Act, Win" action with Cleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon at JFK High School about GCC's 2017 education agenda.  Victories from the action include: John F. Kennedy Eagle Academy and PACT, with an estimated total of 650 students, will have full after-school programming with arts, music and athletics; trauma teams will be created for John F.


Education and Youth
Friday, July 7, 2017 - 17:00

BUILD Restores $2.58 Million in Funds for After-School Programs

On June 7th, BUILD won the restoration of $2.58 million in cuts to Baltimore City after-school and community school programs.  The BUILD One Baltimore campaign began in 2015 with jobs, safety, and youth program funding demands. Every major Mayoral candidate – including then candidate Pugh – agreed to these demands at the largest Baltimore City mayoral candidate accountability forum in March 2016.
 

Education and Youth
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 18:00

Spokane Alliance & Allies Victorious in School Bullying Action

Following almost nine weeks of pressure from Spokane Alliance members and allies, the Spokane Public Schools (SPS) school board unanimously voted to make a public statement on recent school bullying that included four key points leaders advocated for:  reaffirmation of the district’s commitment to respect all students; commitment to swift enforcement of hara


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