CPPS in the News
In the last few months alone, we’ve seen the power of parent advocacy at work. Here’s a quick summary of some key wins that we’ve achieved because parents from around the city are coming together to get things done. Kudos to all who’ve stepped forward for our students, teachers and schools.
• National Council on Teacher Quality
• Bell Times
• Student Assignment Policy on Siblings
For more details on this and other work, read our latest newsletter (10/08/09).
CPPS in the Recent News:
(8/1/09) Read the CPPS letter to Superintendent Goodloe-Johnson urging her to listen to parents’ feedback on the teacher contract negotiations.
(7/21/09) With Layoffs, Teacher Seniority Reconsidered (KPLU)
(5/20/09) CPPS editorial in the Seattle Times on teacher seniority vs. performance, and the need for parents to speak up.
(5/27/09) Danny Westneat column on the petition.
(6/10/09) Crosscut column on the controvery surrounding seniority-based layoffs.
CPPS is pro-teacher and more importantly, pro-students. If you’re hearing otherwise, read our rebuttal to claims we are not.