Sen. Udall encourages educators to get engaged on issues from school funding to fair wages.
“The emphasis on excessive testing doesn’t benefit students. We are losing out on our ability to engage in creative learning for our students.” — Teacher and CEA President Kerrie Dallman
CEA President Kerri Dallman: “Putting experienced teachers in front of the class has the greatest impact on student learning.”
Vouchers remain an elitist strategy for subsidizing tuition for students in private schools, not expanding opportunities for low- income children.
There were major wins for public education yesterday in Virginia, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York, while voters rejected a much-needed school funding amendment in Colorado.
Key elections that will affect education in Virginia, New York, Colorado and Connecticut.
“When students are given opportunities and resources that enable them to learn, they will thrive. The problem, or opportunity gap, arises when such tools are absent,” according to education researcher Kevin Welner.
“Let’s do it now, let’s not delay, let’s get this done in a bipartisan fashion,” said President Obama.
Colorado educator speaks out on her support for Common Core State Standards.
Recall elections fail to kill progressive majorities in Colorado Legislature