By popular demand – More governors selling out students and schools.
“This is a victory for Maine students. The Legislature stood together in helping potentially thousands of hungry students all across Maine during the summer time.” — Justin Alfond of Portland.
A look at a few of this year’s worst in supporting public education for our nation’s students and educators.
Students in homeless families can attend between three and five schools in one given school year, and during the transfer periods between schools, there’s no schooling at all, and they fall behind, adding to the general chaos of homelessness.
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This week we talk about school nurses in Illinois, special needs vouchers in Wisconsin, teacher evaluation in New Jersey, and school grading in Maine.
Ohio and Maine legislators agree with educators and other workers that right to work enriches corporate special interests at the expense of working families.
New legislation would leave more money in the pockets of public service retirees
This week we talk testing in New York, students taking up the education funding fight in Maine, State Superintendent Evers pushing Gov Walker to support public schools in Wisconsin and feature the Utah association president’s thoughts on the 2013 legislative session.
Sequestration, mandatory 8.2% across the board budget cuts, will decimate college affordability programs, work study, research funding and more if Congress doesn’t act by January 1.