Educators and fellow activists tell what they wish lawmakers would make a priority next year.
The U.S. Department of Education has blocked an attempt by Pennsylvania’s Education Secretary to evaluate state charter schools using a more lenient method for calculating Adequate Yearly Progress.
Bob Casey, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania since 2007, recently took the time to answer several education related questions from EdVotes.org.
Debbie Stabenow, U.S. Senator from Michigan since 2000, recently took the time to answer several education related questions from EdVotes.org.
Sherrod Brown, who is completing his first term as a United States Senator for the state of Ohio, recently answered several education-related questions from EdVotes.org.
“The mayor, city agencies, community and education leaders, and residents collectively decided to invest time, energy, and resources to revitalize Glenwood. And it was the right decision.” – Keith Gambill, Evansville Teachers Association President
This week we talk about the Voters First coalition submitting signatures to qualify their redistricting constitutional amendment in Ohio, NJEA holding a rally to support Englewood ESPs who are having their jobs privatized, Alaska qualifying for a waiver from NCLB and feature video of Wisconsin educators talking about why political action is important.
by Cindy Long The Obama administration approved eight additional states for flexibility from key provisions of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) yesterday, bringing the total number of states with waivers to 19. Eighteen other states and Washington, D.C. also applied for waivers and their applications are still under review. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced … Continued
Arizona debate a showcase of ignorance on what works in public schools.
Few were willing to cross the aisle, even with students’ futures on the line.