A sampling of Parents United members making our voices heard!
Listen to us on the Nick Taliaferro Show, WURD 900 a.m. on occasional weekdays.
Read Helen Gym’s blog at the Public School Notebook.
Parents United’s complaint to Ethics Board is mentioned in Public School Notebook: Nowak out at William Penn Foundation.
Helen Gym is cited in this Daily News story on the abrupt resignation of outspoken William Penn Foundation president Jeremy Nowak: 11/29/2012.
GAMP parents host a concert and rally to save yellow school buses for students. 11/8/2012
Gym reviews the new Philadelphia Schools Partnership website “Great Philly Schools” and calls it a crude measure of school quality by an organization that promotes itself an arbiter of school quality. 11/2/2012
GAMP parents launch a campaign to preserve bus service for middle schoolers, 10/18/2012
Diane Ravitch praises Helen Gym’s “Radio Times” appearance as “amazing,” 10/13/2012
“Radio Times” features parent Helen Gym debating equity and charters with the head of a free market think tank. Listen here. 10/8/2012
Ch. 6 feature Parents United founder Cecelia Thompson on the impact of school closures on low-income schools, 9/25/2012
Philadelphia Daily News cites Helen Gym raising concerns about high stakes testing on cheating and declining test scores, 9/23/12
Parent United’s Rebecca Poyourow highlights charter schools’ barriers to entry in a Notebook investigation, 9/14/2012
Mayor Nutter recently said labels like public/private/charter shouldn’t matter. Helen Gym explains why they do, 8/27/12.
Diane Ravitch calls Rebecca Poyourow “more knowledgeable” than Michelle Rhee, Bill Gates and education reformers. But hey, we already knew that! 8/19/2012
Parents United founder Gerald Wright asks questions about Boston Consulting Group’s school “plan,” 8/4/2012