Illinois lawmakers float idea to foist state pension costs on cash-strapped local school districts.
Issue Retired Educators
This week we feature WA educators striking for smaller class sizes, IL Gov Rauner’s continuing attacks on working families, an upcoming retiree lobby day in CT and the newly released legislative report card in UT.
The Social Security Fairness Act of 2015 would repeal harmful laws that cut retirement benefits for some educators.
This week we talk about CT’s proposal to eliminate excessive testing, MA’s budget proposal, pensions in IL and linking teacher evaluations to test scores in WA.
KY state auditor: State’s long-term health depends on educators getting what they were promised.
This week talk about the proposed budget in Massachusetts, the pension mess in New Jersey and retiree health insurance in Connecticut.
Nominate a colleague for NEA’s Social Justice Activist Award to be presented at this year’s Representative Assembly.
This week: MT’s MSU Bozeman graduate assistants ratify their first contract, IL pensions, MI charter oversight and a call for fair education funding in PA.
This week we talk about special education concerns in MI, a PA board member elected president of a national teacher pension group, charter waivers in MA, and the master’s degree requirement decision in CT being delayed.
Sagamon County Judge rules Illinois pension cutting law unconstitutional, protecting retirement security for public servants across the state.