Last week, the Obama administration announced two executive actions aimed at keeping military-grade weapons out of the wrong hands and off the streets.
Issue School Safety
This week talk about the progress of the Sandy Hook memorial in Connecticut, part-time staff at Columbia College in Chicago finally getting a contract, an upcoming retiree gathering in Massachusetts and feature a statement from the Wisconsin Education Association Council’s new president.
In comments to the NAACP, Attorney General Eric Holder slams stand your ground laws, supports the Voting Rights Act.
NEA Vice President Lily Eskelsen will be talking school safety at Netroots Nation this Friday at noon EST on Friday. Check back then for a livestream of the event.
This week we talk about Franklin County in Florida defeating a 19.5% pay cut, the early retirement option changes in Illinois, and feature articles from our Connecticut affiliate on the six month anniversary of Sandy Hook and a piece from Senator Tim Cullen on the recent voucher expansion in Wisconsin.
Six months after Sandy Hook massacre, educators renew their commitment to passing common-sense gun legislation
Biden: ‘In the end, I believe we will prevail.’
Online discussion leads to new ideas about school safety
After Newtown, Katie realized that the school where she now teaches was as vulnerable to gun violence as Columbine had been in 1999. And she couldn’t stay silent.
CO educator relives tragic past to make a brighter future for her students