ID stories about failing charter schools highlight the need for more transparency and accountability.
“They (elected officials) listened to teachers. They took to heart the things that teachers were telling them that were coming directly from the classroom.”
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.
Karen Schow, Idaho special education teacher: “Politicians are short-changing not just my special education students, but those across the state, and this is why I’m participating in the Day of Action.”
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: “Congress must immediately pass a clean CR to ensure that the most vulnerable among us are no longer the victims of this current political stalemate and we can focus back on undoing the harmful effects of the sequester,”
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As deep, across-the-board cuts go into effect, rural schools will face unique challenges.
The experts said young voter turnout would be far lower than in 2008. But young people, including many NEA Student members, headed to the polls and proved them wrong.
A closer look at this week’s election results.
3 of every 10 voters cast their ballot before Election Day & can determine presidential election