State governors have released their budget proposals, and it’s clear who respects education- and who does not.
These bizarre laws on education are somehow still on the books!
“We spend more time worrying how to fire teachers, and we don’t spend enough time figuring out how to support teachers in difficult circumstances.”
This Valentine’s Day, EdVotes pays tribute to those leaders making good decisions for students and public schools. And we call out those who aren’t.
This week we talk about an attack on academic standards in MT, testing in CT, and the MD and IL State of the State addresses.
Maryland educators ask board of education to suspend new tests, say better assessments are done during instruction.
This week we talk about MD’s new school funding radio campaign, changes to ELL laws in CT, how you can get involved in advocacy around WA’s new budget and WV’s competitive pay rally on Monday.
This week: Next year’s ed budgets announced in WA and UT, charter school management companies making massive profits off MI taxpayers and MD’s call for an immediate suspension of the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment.
This week we talk charters in MI, MD’s MLK breakfast and Minority Recognition Awards, CT’s Human and Civil Rights Awards, and PSEA congratulates Tom Wolf.
This week we talk about WI Rep. Tom Petri winning the NEA Republican Educators Caucus award, a new report from PA on school funding cuts, how you can join IL’s fall ESP conference and feature a back to school video message from MD.