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.”
This week Eastern WA educators going on strike for school funding, right to work in IL, MI Gov Snyder’s proposal to split Detroit into 2 districts and a plan in PA to link educator furloughs to evaluation scores.
New report says federal government can’t account for $3.3 billion spent on charters during the last 20 years.
This week we feature WA educators striking for smaller class sizes, IL Gov Rauner’s continuing attacks on working families, an upcoming retiree lobby day in CT and the newly released legislative report card in UT.
This week: business tax cuts come under fire in New Hampshire, Illinois educators say it’s time for the governor to start governing, Kansas lawmakers consider ending teacher licensure, and Wisconsin honors its top education activists.
This week we talk about linking test scores to teacher evaluations in WA, the school funding fight in IL, tax dollars for private schools in MT and the fight against the overuse of standardized tests in CT.
This week we talk about CT’s proposal to eliminate excessive testing, MA’s budget proposal, pensions in IL and linking teacher evaluations to test scores in WA.
“Every student is different. Every school is different. Let’s make sure schools have the resources they need and let the education professionals take over from there.”
This week we talk about a rally in MT on Monday, MA’s recent bargaining summit, Gov Rauner’s attacks on collective bargaining in IL, and feature video of members speaking up about education funding in WA.