With the disappointing presidential election behind us, “it is no longer time to agonize; it is time to organize.”
Issue Election 2016
Voters said YES to better school funding in Maine, California, and Washoe County, Nevada.
Also, he fell short of a state senate seat, but the experience has stoked one educator’s passion to fight for children.
In a promising sign, the U.S. Senate will have four new members, all women, who support public education.
Ballot measure defeats show voters, communities care about and support public education
These governors, whose policies affect the day-to-day lives of residents in multiple ways, view educators as partners.
“I’m not sure what the tone will be like over the course of the day, but I know they’re fearful. I’m going to reassure them that they are safe.”– Robert Ellis, California educator
We’ll be updating this post throughout the day with the election results that matter most to educators and students.
Educators organize to give all students access to quality language learning opportunities.
“Pro-public education candidates help limit the consequences of high-stakes standardized testing, and provide teachers with the autonomy we deserve in the classroom.”– Ashley Muscarella