This week: MT’s tentative public employee pay plan, MA’s New Teacher conference, possible STEM certification for MI HS grads and the upcoming movie and networking night from CT’s Human and Civil Rights department.
This week we talk charters in MI, MD’s MLK breakfast and Minority Recognition Awards, CT’s Human and Civil Rights Awards, and PSEA congratulates Tom Wolf.
This week we talk school librarians in MI, linking employee evaluations to licensure in MA, the class size campaign in WA and feature student members in CT who volunteered to rehab a high-need elementary.
This week we feature an update from PA on the privatization fight in York, CT educators heading to NY for a climate rally, NEA Pres Garcia’s trip to MI and and the new OH Education Association mobile apps.
This week we talk about Common Core in OH, a new pension lawsuit in IL, a teacher appointed to the State Board of Education in CT and feature a back to school note from the new president of our MA affiliate, Barbara Madeloni.
This week we talk about the CT Education Commissioner’s resignation, a new measure introduced in CA to reduce truancy and absenteeism, and share how you can get involved in MA’s upcoming retired member meeting and the Higher Education Conference in IL.
While charter school operators in those states are not alone in their questionable, if not legally suspect, conduct and practices, a common denominator is the inaction of governors.
This week we talk about the new MEA-MFT Vice President in MT, CEA’s leadership conference in CT, teachers sharing improvement ideas at the UT Native American Summit and feature video from the Outreach to Teach community service project in IL.
This week we talk about ballot measures on class size in Washington and paid sick-leave in Massachusetts, common core in Connecticut, and what the upcoming elections mean for education in Florida.
This week we talk about teacher evaluations in OH, parents of students with disabilities in WI demanding data on the state’s voucher scheme, CT’s No Kids Hungry summer meals campaign and feature video about Teton Education Association in ID and their first-ever master contract.