State news roundup for April 5, 2014

NJ Paterson Rally

This week we talk about common core implementation in MD, a new achievement gap task force in WI, how you can nominate a colleague for MA’s Human and Civil Rights Awards and Paterson EA members in NJ rallying for a fair contract.

Read More »

State news roundup for March 9, 2014

Bus students

This week we talk about a Supreme Court decision on school funding in Kansas, the FEA president’s response to Gov. Rick Scott’s State of the State in Florida, a flawed academic standards bill in Wisconsin and teachers rallying against high stakes testing in Washington.

Read More »

State news roundup for February 21, 2014

RetirementHansen_500px

This week we talk about a bad teacher evaluation bill going down in WA, a new pension plan for private workers being introduced in WI, proposed changes to the school grading system in FL and feature video of the NJ Vice President addressing the One Newark plan.

Read More »

State news roundup for February 15, 2014

Washington lobby day

This week we talk about new teacher evaluation flexibility options in CT, special ed teachers testifying against a new voucher bill in WI, an MEA-MFT member and educator being tapped as the new Lt. Governor in MT and feature a wrapup of the recent COLA and class size lobby days in WA.

Read More »

Learn More to Get Involved