This week we talk about Chester Upland PA educators working without pay, the Dyett HS hunger strike in Chicago, charter schools reforms in OH and Maryland’s push to reduce high stakes testing.
This week we talk about school choice in MI, the IL Senate overriding Gov Rauner’s veto of the fair arbitration bill, and recaps of the GOP education summit protests from NH and CT members.
This week we talk about high stakes testing in NY, more attacks on collective bargaining in IL, how you can make your voice heard on charter schools in MA and a rally next Wednesday in NH.
Members of Congress receive a face-to-face thank you for a new ESEA bill that supports students, educators.
“It’s a great job. I just wish we weren’t so often under attack by others.” –Illinois educator Garrick Balk
This week we feature pensions in PA, special education in MI, attacks on worker rights in WA and the IL budget battle.
U.S. House subcommittee, forced to shuffle diminished education dollars, made cuts that will hurt vulnerable students.
Illinois lawmakers float idea to foist state pension costs on cash-strapped local school districts.
This week we talk worker rights in IL, charter accountability in CT, MI’s incoming school board and MA’s Less Testing, More Learning week of action
“It’s time for Gov. Rauner to drop the campaign against unions and concentrate on improving our schools and balancing our state’s budget.”