This week we feature WA educators striking for smaller class sizes, IL Gov Rauner’s continuing attacks on working families, an upcoming retiree lobby day in CT and the newly released legislative report card in UT.
This week we talk about the Senate takeover of k-12 healthcare in Washington, kindergarten assessment in Massachusetts, the failing school funding system in Wisconsin and the importance of educator advocacy in Connecticut.
This week we talk about linking test scores to teacher evaluations in WA, the school funding fight in IL, tax dollars for private schools in MT and the fight against the overuse of standardized tests in CT.
This week we talk about CT’s proposal to eliminate excessive testing, MA’s budget proposal, pensions in IL and linking teacher evaluations to test scores in WA.
This week talk about the proposed budget in Massachusetts, the pension mess in New Jersey and retiree health insurance in Connecticut.
This week we talk about an attack on academic standards in MT, testing in CT, and the MD and IL State of the State addresses.
This week we talk about MD’s new school funding radio campaign, changes to ELL laws in CT, how you can get involved in advocacy around WA’s new budget and WV’s competitive pay rally on Monday.
This week we talk about special education concerns in MI, a PA board member elected president of a national teacher pension group, charter waivers in MA, and the master’s degree requirement decision in CT being delayed.
This week: Over-testing in CT, “flexible instruction” days in PA, CA State University system students protest “student success fees,” and the HTA President’s return to the classroom after a labor dispute in MA.
This week we talk about the proposed insurance cuts in WV, UT’s Bargaining Summit, the new M-STEP assessments in MI and a call for higher wages for CT child care providers.