March 22, 2018

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Schott Webinar: Protecting the Safety, Wellbeing and Opportunity to Learn for Black Girls

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EVENTS

Schott Webinar:
A Challenge to Philanthropy:
Expand Opportunities for
Native Youth

March 27, 2018

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Winning the Race Conference
Delta State University

March 26-27, 2018

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Girls For Gender Equity
15th Anniversary Gala

Thursday, April 12, 2018

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Journey for Justice Alliance National Conference
May 18-20, 2018 - Chicago

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Grantee Spotlight


Journey for Justice Releases Stunning New Documentary

Just yesterday, Schott grantee partner Journey for Justice Alliance released a compelling short documentary chronicling the fight against education reform in the age of Trump and DeVos. Beyond the rhetoric coming from DC, for years Journey for Justice has been raising the voices of those most impacted by budget cuts and privatization. Following J4J's cross-country trip from Detroit to Washington, D.C. to oppose Betsy DeVos' appointment as Education Secretary in early 2017, this film not only shows the profound hurt that these policy changes cause, but the inspiring organizing done to resist them.
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Schott Foundation News

Webinar Series: The Safe & Supportive Schools All Children Deserve

The Schott Foundation and Communities for Just Schools Fund is holding a series of webinars that take a holistic approach to the problems of classroom safety, policing, and the school-to-prison pipeline — and how they interact with larger systemic inequities surrounding race, gender, sexuality and class. Every child deserves a safe and supportive learning environment: the presenters below will show us how we can get there.
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Reproductive Justice is Restorative Justice: Expanding the School Discipline Frame
Wednesday, March 28

Be Her Resource: School Resource Officers and Girls of Color
Thursday, April 5


It Takes More than a Loving School,
It Takes a Loving City

Schott recently released a groundbreaking new report — measuring the supports provided by 10 cities to ensure their children have the opportunity to learn and succeed.

What makes the Loving Cities Index unique is that it reaches beyond schools to measure vitally important community factors, including affordable housing, healthy food, mental health access, livable wages, and public transportation.
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News and Resources from the OTL Network

Oklahoma Teachers Plan a Strike: "Our Children Cannot Wait any Longer"

A seemingly spontaneous teacher revolt in Oklahoma has resulted in a potential statewide walkout to shut down schools beginning April 2. The work stoppage declaration was no doubt sparked by the recently successful West Virginia teachers strike, but the grievances of Oklahoma teachers stem from deeply-rooted fears for their students’ future.
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Want Better Student Outcomes? Try Loving Cities

From Ronald Reagan to Clinton, Bush, Obama and now Trump, the federal government has supported a Gates-like view of education policy by promoting everything from a national, standardized curriculum (Common Core), to the continued use of testing to rank teachers, schools, and students.

But there is a different perspective available, thanks to a new report from the Boston-based Schott Foundation.
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