This week: MT’s tentative public employee pay plan, MA’s New Teacher conference, possible STEM certification for MI HS grads and the upcoming movie and networking night from CT’s Human and Civil Rights department.
This week we talk about Buena Vista school district in Michigan being dissolved, Connecticut members lobbying during a recent STEM conference, a new poll from New York that shows parents support strong public schools and Sec Duncan’s visit to Denver where he called for universal preschool.
Reckless, across-the-board sequester cuts will hurt science, math and technology programs in public schools.
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.
President Obama announces plan to create national Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Master Teacher Corps.