Take Action › Join educators to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. Click here › When North Carolina teacher Tracy Phillips heard about last week’s incident involving a Wake County school resource officer body slamming a teenage girl, she couldn’t even watch the video. “I was so disgusted,” she says. The video, which quickly went viral, shows … Continued
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2017 could see big rise in taxpayer-funded vouchers for tuition at private and religious schools
“I am going to foster and train the next generation of union leaders so when I move on there will be a strong network of passionate union educators to carry this work forward.”
“To ask students to study a world in which they can’t see themselves is to relegate them to a blindness of the soul and a crippling of the spirit.”
“I can’t stress enough the power of creating a welcoming environment in your own classrooms and communities.”
By Guest Writer Maggie Mnayer Take Action › Stand with students for schools free of fear and hate. Click here › As a high school English teacher in an urban school district smack in the middle of Iowa, I take seriously my responsibility to teach my students the importance of their word choices, of respecting … Continued
With the disappointing presidential election behind us, “it is no longer time to agonize; it is time to organize.”
Also, he fell short of a state senate seat, but the experience has stoked one educator’s passion to fight for children.
Ballot measure defeats show voters, communities care about and support public education
Make no mistake about it, educators, parents and community activists in Milwaukee are fighting for the very survival of our public school system.