State news roundup for January 4, 2014

This week we discuss a teacher evaluation study in Connecticut, national recognition for a special needs educator in Wisconsin, pension lawsuit in Illinois and Gov. Corbett’s education cuts in Pennsylvania.

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95% of California Faculty Association members vote to support a strike

by Mary Ellen Flannery After 22 months of fruitless negotiations with college administrators who would prefer to spend taxpayer dollars on hefty executive raises, the California Faculty Association (CFA) slammed down its foot last week. In a series of strike votes that took place on every California State University (CSU) campus, an incredible 95 percent … Continued

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State news roundup for May 5, 2012

Connecticut – Roundup of CEA rally coverage The Connecticut Education Association is featuring a great wrapup of media coverage of their recent rallies. You can watch video from WTNH below, and check out more great clips at BlogCEA.org. Check out all the clips at BlogCEA.org. Colorado – Colorado Education Association elects new president The Colorado Education Association on … Continued

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State News Roundup for February 18, 2012

This week we discuss a new teacher evaluation deal in New York, education reform and teacher accountability in Wisconsin, tenure issues in Connecticut and school funding cuts in Pennsylvania.

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State News Roundup for February 11, 2012

This week we talk about education funding in Pennsylvania, a bill attacking ESP rights in Idaho, OEA’s response to Gov Kasich’s “state of the state” and feature Florida’s weekly legislative updates video, “Frontline”.

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