This week: Testing in Illinois and Connecticut, Campus Equity Week actions from Massachusetts and the fight for Youngstown schools in Ohio.
This week: OH charters, the Holyoke, MA turnaround plan, CA members lobbying the Congressional Black Caucus and a plan in MI to restore tax credits for working families.
When the General Assembly returns public school stakeholders want elected leaders to get to work on transparency, accountability, and funding issues linked to charters.
This week we talk about Chester Upland PA educators working without pay, the Dyett HS hunger strike in Chicago, charter schools reforms in OH and Maryland’s push to reduce high stakes testing.
Matt Jablonski, an American History teacher, parent, and public education activist from Elyria, Ohio, describes going back to school under the policies of Gov. John Kasich.