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“It’s a great job. I just wish we weren’t so often under attack by others.” –Illinois educator Garrick Balk
This week we talk about public education activists protesting profiteers in New York, the Chicago Tribune’s attack on teachers and public schools in Illinois, truancy measures in California and recruiting public school students in Wisconsin.
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.
IL governor signs law that undermines retirement security for those who protect and serve our communities
This week we talk about WV’s new teacher pay campaign, NJ members helping the homeless in Camden, a new survey on pensions in IL and a lawsuit filed to force the WI Employment Relations Commission to stop implementing recertification elections that have been ruled unconstitutional.
IL lawmakers adjourn for spring session without solving state’s pension problem
This week we talk about pensions in Pennsylvania and Illinois, Montana’s LR 123 being removed from the November ballot and union organizing in Wisconsin.
This week we talk about the launch of FEA’s texting alert system, the proposed constitutional amendment in IL that would require a 3/5 majority to increase benefits under public pension or retirement plans, a new radio series on education funding in CO and proposed legislation in New Jersey to address shortages of math and science teachers.
Florida – Make sure that your are prepared before heading to vote Following the steps below will help to ensure your vote counts: Obtain a copy of the election ballot from the newspaper or download a copy from the Supervisor of Elections. Review and fill it out in advance. Take the ballot with you to the … Continued