Join Diane Ravitch & the movement to save our schools

Update (11/11/13): 
The Nov. 14th event with Diane Ravitch has been cancelled due to illness.
Organizers hope to reschedule the event for the spring,
which gives us plenty of time to read the book! - hdb

From our friends at the Sun Prairie Action Resource Coalition (SPARC):

How is public education under attack”?
What can we do about it?

Join Progressive Partners and Diane Ravitch
to understand what’s going on with public education and
discuss what you can do locally address these important questions
Diane Ravich will be in Madison on Nov. 14
Join us on Wed. Nov. 6 at the Sun Prairie Public Library (1350 Linnerud Dr.) at 6:30pm for a community book group discussion with Ruth Conniff of Public School Shakedown and The Progressive Magazine and Tim Slekar, Dean of the School of Education at Edgewood College.  FREE and open to the public!  NOTE: Diane Ravitch will not be at the Nov. 6 event, which is organized in conjunction with her visit to Madison on Nov. 14.

Then join us again on Thurs. Nov. 14 at the Orpheum Theater in Madison for the main event - a public talk on Reign of Error with public education champion Diane Ravitch.  More info on the event facebook page!

Click here for all you need to know about the Diane Ravitch talk, the companion book discussion at the Sun Prairie Public Library, and an opportunity for grassroots networking at the main event! 

Nov. 14 public lecture event details: 
Grassroots networking hour: 6:30-7:30
Diane Ravitch address: 7:30pm

Suggested donation $5-$10. Tickets available at the Progressive, Edgewood, MTI, and same day at the Orpheum.
These events are being organized by Public School Shakedown of The Progressive Magazine and Edgewood College’s School of Education. The event is cosponsored by Madison Teachers, Inc.; Midwest Family Broadcasting; WEAC; and area grassroots organizations including SPARC and our Progressive Partners. 

Please join us for these important and necessary conversations about the future of public education from national and local perspectives.  

These events are about getting the facts on what's going on with public education at the national and local levels, and getting our communities involved and inspired to ACT.

Please share widely and plan to join us!

Follow SPARC on facebook and @PrairieAction on twitter, and contact with any questions about the library event!

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