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.
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After four educators testified against their former employers, the Horizon Science Academy, about serious misconduct, charter school supporters in the Ohio Department of Education called their motives into question.
This week we talk about Gov. Kasich’s education funding issues in Ohio, the newly nominated Commissioner of Education in New Jersey, the unveiling of the new sculpture honoring Sandy Hook victims in Connecticut and feature a petition on teacher evaluations in Washington.
Corporations push “right-to-work” in the states despite citizen protests.
By Amanda Litvinov/photos courtesy of OEA When local educators discovered that presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney would put the brakes on his small-town America bus tour for a fundraising stop in New Albany, Ohio, last Thursday, they set out to make an appearance of their own. Dozens of Ohio Education Association members were among the … Continued
by Félix Pérez/ photos by Staci Maiers All eyes are on Wisconsin, as voters are expected to go to the polls tomorrow in record numbers to determine the fate of Gov. Scott Walker. Walker, whose staunchly ideological and anti-worker rights agenda has convulsed the Badger State for the past year and led to the nation’s … Continued
Great article from Reuters, published in the Chicago Tribune, takes a look at the money trail behind Michelle Rhee and StudentsFirst. The piece highlights her unproven policy objectives and her alignment with Wall Street and extreme politicians like Florida’s Rick Scott and Ohio’s John Kasich. StudentsFirst has its own political action committee (PAC), its own … Continued
by Félix Pérez Why don’t you tell us how you really feel? Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney didn’t mince words in his remarks about “right to work” laws, organized labor and President Barack Obama’s defense of the federal agency charged with enforcing labor law. Speaking at a campaign event May 11 in Charlotte, N.C., Romney said … Continued
Santorum, Romney fail to measure up on support for public schools, access to higher education, support for worker rights
Extremist lawmakers are going after workers any way they can.