Education activist blasts ALEC for driving inequity in public education
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This week we talk about the class size campaign in WA, changes to teacher evaluations in CT, MT applauds Sen. Tester’s bill to increase nurses in schools and we feature video of NEA President Dennis Van Roekel at a school improvement rally in NJ.
Check out State of the Union reactions from math teacher and NEA President Dennis Van Roekel, a Florida high school teacher and a Virginia middle school special education teacher.
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel sent a letter to President Barack Obama conveying the hopes and concerns of educators about his upcoming sixth State of the Union Address.
Arizona teacher and NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: “What we have witnessed today is a major milestone in American history—a monumental decision and a huge step forward for civil rights.”
Conservative majority’s decision puts voting rights of people of color at risk
Educators urge lawmakers to re-write the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), often referred to as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), to ensure equity for all students.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has been hard at work for decades. Its members are organized, well-funded and connected–too bad they aren’t using their powers to do what’s right for students and schools.
AZ educator turns tragedy into a mission to save others
Vice President speaks to education activists about shaping the nation’s future