Category: WISE Education Huddle News


ACLU shares important LGBTQ rights victory in Maryland!

Dear Friends, I am excited to share with you an important victory! Max Brennan, a 16-year-old student, had been barred by Talbot County Public Schools from using the boys’ restrooms and locker rooms simply because he is transgender. Max is…

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Daily Call to Action: BOE candidate forum TONIGHT! Know before you Vote!

The ​Only​ Moderated Forum in Anne Arundel County ​for ​School Board Candidates Before the June Primary All residents of Districts 1, 4, 5, and 7 are eligible to vote for School Board candidates in the Primary election. This is a…

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Daily Call to Action: AACPS needs a budget that delivers more teachers!

Call or write County Councilmen Peroutka, Smith, Grasso and Walker (contact info below) and ask them to come up with more money for teachers in this year’s budget We appreciate the supplementary budget for more mental health staff in schools…

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Daily Action: TONIGHT County Budget meeting at North County HS

North County HS County Budget Meeting Wear red if you can Goal: urge County Council to provide the funding teachers deserve All of the areas where Schuh’s budget falls alarmingly short: A document outlining the impact of County Executive Steve…

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Today’s Daily Call to Action – Racism in the Schools: A Conversation hosted by Caucus of African American Leaders TONIGHT

Information Tuesday May 8, 2018 5:00-8:00 p.m. Racism in the Schools: A Conversation hosted by Caucus of African American Leaders at the Wiley Bates Legacy Center, 1101 Smithville St, Annapolis MD.  “You are cordially invited to attend Caucus of the…

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Daily Call to Action: Please read and share. Anne Arundel County Teachers Give a Failing Grade to County Executive Schuh’s Budget

Anne Arundel County Teachers Give a Failing Grade to County Executive Schuh’s Budget Check this out from AACPS for details! SO IMPORTANT! https://www.aacps.org/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx?moduleinstanceid=13161&dataid=24941&FileName=2019impact.pdf

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Maryland Legislative report from ACLU

This year, as with most, was a mixed bag for civil rights and civil liberties in Maryland, with both huge victories and disappointing losses.  Over the 90-day legislative session, the ACLU of Maryland gave testimony on over 200 bills and…

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Daily Call to Action – Please help our neighbors in Cove Point which in turn helps all Marylanders

One year after the fracking ban in Maryland, fracking still threatens the health and safety of Marylanders and our neighbors. Last week, more than 100 people turned out for the Maryland Department of the Environment’s (MDE) hearing on Dominion Energy’s…

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County Exec Steve Schuh and AACPS Must Stop The Cancer of Racism and Ethnic Hatred in Our Schools

To read at the Arundel Patriot: https://www.arundelpatriot.org/2018/03/14/county-exec-steve-schuh-aacps-must-stop-cancer-racism-ethnic-hatred-schools/ The following are remarks by Reverend Stephen Tillett, President, Anne Arundel Chapter of the NAACP. Tillett and others spoke out to address systematic racism and h Good morning.  I thank each of you…

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Today’s Daily Call to Action: Safety Study for Cove Point. Why won’t Governor Hogan listen? Would he want a fracked gas refinery and export terminal in his neighborhood?

photo: We are Cove Pointers at the rally for clean energy in Annapolis this weekend. This weekend, members of gas industries met in Pittsburgh. They made it clear that the ability to export gas to foreign markets, where they can fetch…

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