The video of a school resource officer’s violent takedown of a 16-year-old girl has ignited new concern around school discipline policies that criminalize nonviolent behavior, particularly the conduct of students of color.
The bipartisan two-year budget deal provides an additional $80 billion in discretionary funding, to be split evenly between defense and non-defense programs, like education, health, and job training.
The number of people with graduate degrees applying for food stamps or other public assistance more than tripled between 2007 and 2010.
How the Kentucky Governor’s race will impact future generations of students
This week: Governor attempts to lift charter school cap in MA, MI state standards, CT testing and video of PSEA President Oleksiak on school funding.
For Ambereen Khan-Baker, the collective voice of her union is all about making positive change in her own classroom.
This week: An update on Chester Upland, PA, new testing rules in CT, right to work in IL and talking to elected officials in MI.
This week: strikes in WA, MA charter schools, CT teacher evaluations and MI’s new “Ask Me” campaign and video.
This week we talk about Chester Upland PA educators working without pay, the Dyett HS hunger strike in Chicago, charter schools reforms in OH and Maryland’s push to reduce high stakes testing.
When it comes to school finance problems, it seems the more things change the more they stay the same.