State news roundup for August 23, 2014

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This week we talk about the CT Education Commissioner’s resignation, a new measure introduced in CA to reduce truancy and absenteeism, and share how you can get involved in MA’s upcoming retired member meeting and the Higher Education Conference in IL.

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State news roundup for August 16, 2014

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This week we talk about public education activists protesting profiteers in New York, the Chicago Tribune’s attack on teachers and public schools in Illinois, truancy measures in California and recruiting public school students in Wisconsin.

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State news roundup for August 2, 2014

Less time on testing

This week we talk about professional development in IL, a WEAC member in WI serving on the statewide SAGE committee, an article from CA on how to talk to parents about Common Core and feature a video of MA educators on the work they could do without the current focus on testing.

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