When Kai Burley returned to Waianae, the West Coast of Oahu, Hawaii, from the U.S. mainland, she wanted to become a teacher. “Here is where my heart is—here is where I wanted to teach.”
Year-round Pell Grants could help students graduate quicker, with less debt.
Educators from across the country are engaging in political activism on behalf of students and public schools. Meet six shining examples.
“It’s not about my ideas. It’s really about making sure that I can deliver the tools and resources that you need so that you continue to give the quality of services that we want for our children.”
Regardless of disappointing election results, educators are continuing what they’ve always done — prepare lesson plans, grade exams, review homework, and make sure students have the best opportunity possible to succeed.
This week we talk about an unfair evaluation system in Hawaii, the local impact of a new federal college ranking system, an ominous “firearms for teachers” bill in Missouri, and a campaign to stop a misguided attempt to amend IDEA.
Working women with families—like many of the food service workers in schools—would be especially helped by minimum wage increase
Check out our list of state and local affiliate Twitter pages and let us know about any we missed.
School counselors are important for a safe and secure environment for students. Unfortunately, sequester cuts may mean many school will go without.
Education Votes offers reasons why education activists deserve our thanks.