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PGCPS student Missing From Prince George’s County Found Dead

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A 16-year-old Prince George’s County Public schools (PGCPS) boy who was reported missing earlier this month has been found dead.

According to reports reaching Reform Sasscer Movement secretariat from NBC News, Investigators say Oludumare Ayodeji’s body was found in a river in Washington, D.C under the Benning Road Bridge. His family identified him Monday.

Ayodeji was reported missing on July 1, 2015. At the time, police were not sure how long he had been missing. He was last seen in the 1900 block of Altamonte Avenue in District Heights.

Investigators do not know how long Ayodeji’s body was in the water or the circumstances surrounding his death.

No further information has been released.

635715391347299736-Still0703-00019The section of the Anacostia River where the body was found in Washington DC.

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Prayers for Gov. Larry Hogan as he battles cancer.

1545124_992528084125290_2255929320103975503_nOur Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced recently that he has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. While this is a form of cancer that responds well to treatment, it’s still a tough thing to face. We at Reform Sasscer Movement for Prince George’s County pray for him to get well soon. We also ask that people who are so inclined offer up prayers and good wishes for him and his family while they deal with this disease.

Gov. Hogan displayed incredible strength and leadership as he announced his diagnosis with B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. According to his Facebook account, the support that has poured in from across the state and country has been nothing short of incredible!

Now, you can show your support for Governor Hogan with a profile picture or cover photo for your social media account. Together we can keep our governor in high spirits and ‪#‎HoganStrong‬!

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Prince George’s County Board of Education – Public High Schools – Outdoor Synthetic Turf Fields.

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Reform Sasscer Movement has received reports that, SB 867 – the Prince George’s artificial turf bill has passed the Senate 44-2 and is now in the House Appropriations committee.  There was one amendment – limiting POS funds to 50% of PG allotment.  The House version of the bill has not passed the full delegation.

We suggest you call your delegates along with writing emails and ask them to vote “NO’ because of the healthy issues associated with synthetic Turf.  Here is a link to all Prince George’s County house delegation.

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Happy Women’s Day!

happy-womens-day-wallpaper“If she is to be equally efficient with her 
brother for work in the world, 
a girl must be given equal 
chances with him…” – Baden-Powell

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Today, Reform Sasscer Movement for Prince George's 
County renews its commitment to the empowerment
of young people, female and males, on the principles
of equality. We wish all Girls, women leaders 
and volunteers, and mothers a Happy 
International Women’s Day! ‪#‎IWD2015
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Rebranding of Prince George’s through Vote 2014.

Vote “No” to Question J and H

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Mr. Baker (pictured above) is wrong on multiple fronts and for advocating for wrong choices for the people.

Since 2011, Reform Sasscer Movement has set out with an ambitious goal in mind — to democratize publishing and put state-of-the-art tools in front of media houses both large and small across the planet to transform Prince George’s County government. We believe strongly in this vision because when more people have access to powerful tools on the web, that in-turn empowers them to do great things and in turn, helps change our county and the world through an amazing content.

We feel the same way when it comes to democratizing every county in the world using our model. Well, in every true democracy, a time comes for an election — and in just a few days , citizens across the United States will have a unique opportunity to flex their political muscle and vote in the 2014 Midterm Elections.

Voting is our most fundamental responsibility as citizens — without it, our American democracy wouldn’t exist. Reform Sasscer Movement is a platform that gives everyday people the ability to share their voice and inform the public. We are asking you to take advantage of this voice and information — by exercising your right to vote. When you vote, vote against Question J and H in Prince George’s County. These Questions are disservice to Prince Georgians. >>> >>> Read more > Vote against longer term limits, fewer papers of record in Prince George’s.

We’re asking you for your help to spread the word, encourage participation and get out the vote on November 4th, 2014.

If you have any questions, please channel them through the comment section and we’ll be sure to help wherever we can. Thanks!

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2014 Elections.

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The boss who decides how you are evaluated, the amount of planning time you have, and how much you are paid—as well as nearly every other condition of your profession—is probably not a seasoned veteran of public education.

Your boss, actually your bosses, are the local, county, and state politicians who win on Election Day—no education experience required— they get the job! So, like it or not, your job as a teacher, School Bus driver, Custodian, Administrator, payroll clerk, specialist etc.  is indeed very political because your bosses are politicians. They don’t have to have an education degree, pedagogical training, or any exposure to the complex inner workings of a school building, yet they set your pension, determine class size, fund your contract, mandate student testing, and appoint the people who decide your evaluations.

Education workers are special. Because our bosses are politicians, our struggle as Reform Sasscer Movement members isn’t only at the worksite, it’s at the voting booth this year. While some might see this as a curse, it’s really a blessing—we get to hire our bosses by choosing them on Election Day. This  year, we need to push for those leaders who are credible in order to create an accountable government which is responsive to the people.

Over the last few election cycles, Reform Sasscer Movement members have stepped up in big ways and pro-education candidates with Reform Sasscer Movement’s endorsement have won more than 80% of their campaigns.

With the 2014 primary elections on the horizon this June and general election in November, it’s time to work together to elect the bosses we need to help our schools, communities and students succeed. Send an email to reformpgcps@gmail.com to find out how you can help win the 2014 elections that matter most to public education in Maryland. This is the only way we are going to take back our schools and help with innovation in Maryland.

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To make democracy work, we must be a notion of participants, not simply observers. One who does not vote has no right to complain. ~ Louis L’Amour