“We have come up in the age of the murders of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray and many other youth of color. Calls for an end to gun violence, which low income communities of color have been making for years, must include a demand for an end to police violence.”
Tag: school safety
It’s time for our country to sit up straight and listen the youth who are providing a master class in social change by building a mass multiracial movement to redefine safety and challenge structural racism.
This week we feature the class size ballot measure in WA, a new school safety initiative in MI, a charter/public school comparison website in OH and video from MT’s educator listening tour.
This week we talk about an unfair evaluation system in Hawaii, the local impact of a new federal college ranking system, an ominous “firearms for teachers” bill in Missouri, and a campaign to stop a misguided attempt to amend IDEA.
New research promotes positive discipline strategies.
Recall elections fail to kill progressive majorities in Colorado Legislature
Last week, the Obama administration announced two executive actions aimed at keeping military-grade weapons out of the wrong hands and off the streets.
NEA Vice President Lily Eskelsen will be talking school safety at Netroots Nation this Friday at noon EST on Friday. Check back then for a livestream of the event.
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.
Six months after Sandy Hook massacre, educators renew their commitment to passing common-sense gun legislation