State news roundup for November 1, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for September 27, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for August 30, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for August 23, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for August 9, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for June 28, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for June 21, 2014

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.

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State news roundup for May 10, 2014

This week we talk about the class size campaign in WA, changes to teacher evaluations in CT, MT applauds Sen. Tester’s bill to increase nurses in schools and we feature video of NEA President Dennis Van Roekel at a school improvement rally in NJ.

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State news roundup for May 3, 2014

This week we talk about the fair tax fight in IL, education funding in the MA House budget, common core implementation in CT and feature a new ad from CA on the importance of a well-rounded education and local control of schools.

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