State news roundup for October 19, 2013

This week we talk about school administrators calling for a stop to charter expansions in Wisconsin, the pension fight in Illinois, Alliance districts in Connecticut and educators in Vallejo, California donating supplies to help 2,000 students.

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State news roundup for June 15, 2013

This week we talk about Franklin County in Florida defeating a 19.5% pay cut, the early retirement option changes in Illinois, and feature articles from our Connecticut affiliate on the six month anniversary of Sandy Hook and a piece from Senator Tim Cullen on the recent voucher expansion in Wisconsin.

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State news roundup for August 11, 2012

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.

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State news roundup for May 26, 2012

This week we talk about Pennsvlyania Gov Corbett’s plan for financially distressed schools that attacks collective bargaining, teachers lobbying in New York to make the case for teacher privacy in evaluations and pension legislation that was just passed in Ohio and is moving through the legislature in Illinois.

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