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January 14, 2005 – Update to the Parents United Network E-List

January 14, 2005 – Update to the Parents United Network E-List  “The world is run by those who show up!” Dates to remember January 19 Joint Press Conference NOON Rm. 181 State Office Building.  The press conference is the kick off event for our Keep the Promise of Public Schools campaign February 28 Education Rally […]

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January 7, 2005 – Update to Parents United Network E-List

January 7, 2005 – Update to Parents United Network E-List Week of January 3, 2005 Happy New Year and welcome to a very important year for public schools. Thanks to you, many of our legislators have been able to see the results of the policies they have passed in action through our Legislators in our […]

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December 3, 2004 – State budget forecast released

December 3, 2004 – State budget forecast released Welcome to all the new members of our Network E-list! Each week more and more people are joining this effort, working together to advocate for our public schools! This week brought the long-awaited announcement of the budget forecast.  The announcement of a $1.4 Billion shortfall should come […]

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November 23, 2004 – Legislator tours and Parents United Update

November 23, 2004 – Legislator tours and Parents United Update  The election is over.  Thank you for making our public schools an issue throughout the election cycle! Now we need to turn our attention to the legislative session.  If public schools are going to see relief from their funding problems we need a concerted effort […]

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November 16, 2004 – Legislative Tours of Our Schools

November 16, 2004 – Legislative Tours of Our Schools The election is over.  Thank you for making our public schools an issue throughout the election cycle. Now we need to turn our attention to the legislative session. Please take a moment to write a congratulatory note to the winner of your district election.  If public […]

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September 10, 2004 – Fall update from Parents United Network

September 10, 2004 – Fall update from Parents United Network As the new school year begins, look around—larger class sizes, fewer adults in the classroom, increased fees and a greater reliance on your abilities to fundraise for your children’s school, yet again. How many more years is this trend to disinvest in our public schools […]

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July 2, 2004 – Update for participants of Parent Leadership Summit

July 2, 2004 – Update for participants of Parent Leadership Summit Fall is quickly approaching and one wonders about the ups and downs of this summer!  The election season is around the corner and we may already be tired of political ads.  As much as I would like to fall into a beach chair and […]

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June 8 2004 – Update to Parent Leadership Summit Participants

June 8 2004 – Update to Parent Leadership Summit Participants Update to Parent Leadership Summit Participants The school year is over for most of us and the legislative session may be finished for the year. For education, it was an intense year.  We have new social studies and science standards to implement and are awaiting the […]

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