A sampling of Parents United members making our voices heard!
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