Elected officials at the local, state and federal levels determine what educators are expected to accomplish in the classroom and the resources they’ll have to pull it off. This November, most of those offices are up for election.
ALEC’s policies against students, public education, and middle-class families threatens the future of the nation.
Facing tough elections, governors who once touted cuts scramble to look good on public education.
You can help us spread the word about what these governors have done to schools in their states.
Public school advocates step up in the face of increased threats to quality education for Kansas students.
Nationwide events plan to draw attention to the work that needs to be done 60 years after Brown v Board of Education
This week we talk about a Supreme Court decision on school funding in Kansas, the FEA president’s response to Gov. Rick Scott’s State of the State in Florida, a flawed academic standards bill in Wisconsin and teachers rallying against high stakes testing in Washington.
Find out about the current attacks on public employee pensions in Arizona, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania and about one big win in Kansas.
Will elected leaders revitalize their public schools as state coffers refill?
Check out our list of state and local affiliate Twitter pages and let us know about any we missed.