Susan Notes: I remember how shocked I was as a beginning teacher in New York City to see that the union contract specified that the absence of an adequate supply of toilet paper was a grievable item. I was shocked because I figured professionals should be able to take such things for granted. I later wrote a prize-winning article for Phi Delta Kappan about my exploits to secure an adequate paper supply in an upstate New York school. You can read "The Paper Chase" in Who's In Charge? A Teacher Speaks Her Mind, available for $1.46 at Amazon used books.
Project CLEAN is a national leader in the endeavor to restore cleanliness, safety, respect and dignity to our schools' restrooms. Tom Keating, who runs Project CLEAN travels around the country helping students, educators, and school staff come up a plan for getting safe, clean restrooms in their schools.
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