This week we talk about school choice in MI, the IL Senate overriding Gov Rauner’s veto of the fair arbitration bill, and recaps of the GOP education summit protests from NH and CT members.
“I don’t have to be, and we as educators don’t have to be, millionaires to have a voice for our students.” — NH teacher Allison Estes-Browne
“Teachers need to send a message to anti-public education reformer Campbell Brown and the Republican candidates speaking at the Ed Summit 2015, that we are tired of their failing vision.”
New CT legislation shows Annenberg accountability and transparency standards are gaining ground with lawmakers.
This week we talk about the new MA budget, summer meal programs in CT, CA’s newly elected leaders and arts education in PA.
This week we talk about PARCC assessments in OH, retiree health insurance in MI, a reflection on the NEA RA from MTA President Barbara Madeloni, and feature video of the National Teacher of the Year on the importance of activism.
Unaccustomed to paying income taxes, GE and several other corporations threaten to walk out on working families in Connecticut in response to progressive tax proposal.
This week we talk worker rights in IL, charter accountability in CT, MI’s incoming school board and MA’s Less Testing, More Learning week of action
Pro-charter groups add financial muscle behind efforts to create charter schools short on accountability and transparency.
This week we talk about CT educators addressing student poverty, state-wide assessments in ME, how OH is trying to fix the broken charter school funding system and the Senate budget in MA.